4 Former ComEd Executives, Lobbyists Indicted In Bribery Scandal; Accused Of Trying To Curry House Speaker Michael Madigan's FavorA grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday against four former Commonwealth Edison executives and consultants, who are accused of conspiring to curry favor from Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan in advancing legislation benefiting the utility.
Speaker Madigan Takes First Step Toward Removing Rep. Luis Arroyo From Office, Following Bribery ChargeFederal prosecutors said Rep. Luis Arroyo (D-Chicago), was caught on tape paying a $2,500 bribe to a state senator who was wearing a wire for the feds.
Pritzker Reluctant To Criticize Madigan On Harassment ReportThe report ordered by former state executive inspector general Maggie Hickey and released focused on three allegations of sexual misconduct or intimidation.
How Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Describes A Few Notable Political FiguresIn his one-one-one interview with Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown on Wednesday, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards asked Brown to offer a word or short phrase she would use to describe 11 major political figures – most, but not all of them local.
Chicago Aldermanic Candidate Files Federal Lawsuit Against House Speaker Mike Madigan, Alderman Marty QuinnDavid Krupa, a candidate for 13th Ward Alderman in Chicago, says he has faced intimidation, harassment and threats while challenging the alderman allied with House Speaker Mike Madigan, and now he's filed a federal lawsuit to hold Madigan accountable.
JB Pritzker To Be Sworn In As Illinois Governor MondayPritzker will become not just the richest governor, but the richest elected official in the nation when he is sworn in Monday.
Newly-Elected Naperville Representative Says She's Being Threatened Because She Wants Madigan OutA newly-elected Naperville state representative says she’s being threatened because she doesn’t want powerful House Speaker Mike Madigan to remain in that post.
Voters Unknowingly Sign Affidavits To Remove A 13th Ward CandidateIt's standard operating procedure to pass petitions to get a candidate on the ballot. However it's highly unusual to petition to get a candidate removed. That's what Mike Madigan's organization is doing in the 13th Ward.
A David-Versus-Goliath Battle For Chicago's 13th Ward"He feels threatened. So he's doing everything he can to take me off the ballot."
State Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst Releases Ad Featuring Mike Madigan ImposterA new radio ad features a voice claiming to be Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, but a closer look shows that may not be the case.
Madigan Unveils New Strategy In Harassment Scandal Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan is turning to women for damage control, following the latest sexual harassment incident to strike his political machine.
Madigan Chief Of Staff Tim Mapes Fired Over Sexual Harassment ClaimsIllinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's chief of staff, Timothy Mapes, has resigned from his government and campaign positions, after an aide in the speaker's office accused him of sexual harassment and bullying.
Speaker Madigan Calls For Probe Into Allegations Made By LawmakerHouse Speaker Mike Madigan has asked for an investigation into sexual harassment and retaliation allegations made by a state lawmaker.
Madigan: House Will Give Death Penalty Proposal Full HearingGov. Bruce Rauner's proposal to reinstate the death penalty for certain violent crimes and other changes he made to gun legislation will get a House hearing.
Madigan Named In Federal Sex Harassment LawsuitThe woman who first blew the whistle on sexual harassment inside House Speaker Mike Madigan's political organization has now filed a federal lawsuit.