Illinois Rising

Illinois Democrats Run for Cover as Mike Madigan Scandal Intensifies

Despite Madigan’s refusal to conduct a House investigation, the Illinois State Police confirmed they would work with the state inspector general to investigate allegations in the email.

Mike Madigan Rejects Investigation Into Longtime Friend

Despite issuing a short statement calling on “those with any information to come forward,” Madigan’s decision to reject an investigation raises serious questions about his involvement.

Federal Investigation Into Illinois Democrats Continues to Widen

The investigation has focused on members of House Speaker Mike Madigan’s inner circle, including political allies, former staffers, lobbyists, and executives for some of the state’s most powerful companies.


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