• In this June 9, 2015 file photo, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse in Chicago after his arraignment on charges of violating banking rules and lying to the FBI after he allegedly agreed in 2010 to pay $3.5 million to someone to hide past misconduct. Prosecutors and attorneys for Hastert told a federal judge Monday Sept. 28, 2015 that they’re talking about a possible plea deal. (AP Photo/Christian K. Lee, File)

    Ex-House Speaker Hastert lawyers talking possible plea deal

    CHICAGO (AP) — A possible plea agreement is being negotiated in the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, attorneys told a judge Monday, meaning potentially embarrassing details about the underlying actions in the case may never be divulged in court or anywhere else.

  • In this Aug. 29, 2015 file photo, former President Bill Clinton speaks  in New Orleans. Bill Clinton is "ready to get out there" and campaign. With his wife facing an increasingly tough primary battle, the big dog is gearing up to get into the fight. (AP Photo/Max Becherer. File)

    Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign set to get a boost from Bill

    NEW YORK (AP) — After largely staying in the background as Hillary Rodham Clinton kicked off her second campaign for president, former President Bill Clinton is ready to take on a more public role in his wife’s second bid for the White House.