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Pressure builds on Hastert over Foley scandal

Some conservatives say speaker too slow to act

By Rick Klein and Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / October 4, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert , who has held together a fractured Republican caucus through one of the rockiest congressional sessions in memory, is now facing the most serious challenge to his leadership in nearly eight years as speaker, with a growing chorus of conservatives expressing outrage that he didn't act faster to address a scandal involving congressional ... (Full article: 1196 words)

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