Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan

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Lawsuit: Madigan, Quinn political org made threats, committed fraud to keep young alderman candidate off ballot

By Scott Holland | Jan 28, 2019

A teenaged Chicago City Council candidate has filed a federal lawsuit against Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and his political organization, as well as others whom he said illegally opposed his campaign.

Madigan's power runs deeper than the Speaker vote

By Austin Berg | Jan 16, 2019

Many things have changed in state government during the past 36 years. Madigan has held constant.

For Speaker Madigan, when do drips become a flood?

By Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute | Jun 11, 2018

A few brave souls have come forward with their stories about the behavior under Madigan’s dome. But how many still feel powerless?

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