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The Wisconsin Republican, who achieved national prominence as Mitt Romney's running mate in 2012, seems more likely than ever to become the next speaker of the House. A devout man of faith, he will need your prayers.

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Republicans on Capitol Hill keep telling everyone how terribly shocked they are by the tawdry tale of Dennis Hastert, the former speaker of the House indicted last week on charges of money-laundering in an effort to cover up alleged sexual abuse of a male high school student many years ago.

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