Dennis Hastert http://wuis.org en Former Speaker Hastert Discusses Government Shutdown http://wuis.org/post/former-speaker-hastert-discusses-government-shutdown <p>Denny Hastert wasn&#39;t the Speaker of the U.S. House during the last government shutdown, but he was an Illinois Congressman in 1995 and &#39;96. He told Amanda Vinicky this time is different.</p><p>Hastert says back then, Republicans were trying to get a handle on spending. He says it worked.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:53:13 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 10517 at http://wuis.org Former Speaker Hastert Discusses Government Shutdown