Madigan: 'I Have Suspended My Campaign For Speaker'“This is not a withdrawal. I have suspended my campaign for Speaker. As I have said many times in the past, I have always put the best interest of the House Democratic Caucus and our members first," Madigan said.
Rep. Ann Williams To Run For Illinois House Speaker; Third Democrat To Challenge Embattled Mike MadiganNeither Madigan nor any of his challengers currently have the votes to win the speaker's gavel after the new Illinois General Assembly is sworn in next week.
Two State Representatives Boycott Governor's Special SessionTwo state representatives chose to boycott the special legislative session called Wednesday by Governor Rauner, and instead were doing some volunteer work in a Chicago public school.
Illinois Lawmaker Testifies In Pennsylvania On Adoption LegislationA state representative from Illinois who's used to writing and voting on legislation has found herself on the other side of the process, reports WBBM's Nick Young.