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Michael Madigan resigns amid federal corruption probe

SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan announced Thursday that he would resign from his seat at the end of the month, prompting a cascade of reactions from throughout the state. The Chicago Democrat was the longest-tenured…

Madigan allies indicted in ComEd bribery scheme

(The Center Square) -- Months after utility Commonwealth Edison admitted to a patronage scheme to curry favor from Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, some of the Chicago Democrat’s closest allies are now facing criminal charges.…

Cries for Madigan to step down get louder

SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, said he’s not going anywhere despite members of his own party saying it’s time for him to step down as party leader. State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, is making a…

Michael Madigan implicated in criminal probe involving ComEd

(THE CENTER SQUARE) – Referring to him as “Public Official A,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office implicated House Speaker Michael Madigan in announcing criminal charges against utility company ComEd as part of a sweeping corruption and bribery…