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NBC Chicago
Campaign Round-Up: Finance Limits Off in Comptroller Raceconsidered to be a proxy battle between Gov. Bruce Rauner, who appointed Munger
Campaign Round-Up: Finance Limits Off in Comptroller Race
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 hours ago
considered to be a proxy battle between Gov. Bruce Rauner, who appointed Munger comptroller in 2015, and House Speaker Mike Madigan, who Mendoza has called a mentor. The Munger campaign turned the tables Monday, faulting Mendoza for her... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Hold your horses, trail runnerstoo." Bennett takes to TV State Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, who has a hu
Hold your horses, trail runners
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
too." Bennett takes to TV State Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, who has a huge fundraising lead on Urbana Republican Mike Madigan in the 52nd Senate District race, is the first local candidate to begin advertising on local broadcast... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Former Gov. Edgar says Rauner might not succeed in making Madigan the bad guyI mean, when I was running for governor re-election, I had quadruple bypass sur
Former Gov. Edgar says Rauner might not succeed in making Madigan the bad guy
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
I mean, when I was running for governor re-election, I had quadruple bypass surgery. I credited one of the bypasses to Mike Madigan. Most voters, they aren't voting on him. The governor is a much more visible thing," Edgar said. "I will say, I... Read more
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Daily Herald
Bitterness resurfaces in rematch of Yingling, Drobinskicriticized Yingling's support of veteran House Speaker Michael Madigan. "His s
Bitterness resurfaces in rematch of Yingling, Drobinski
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
criticized Yingling's support of veteran House Speaker Michael Madigan. "His second vote every session, after he votes for Mike Madigan to be speaker of the House, is for the rules that give Mike Madigan the power to cause any bill to die in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Downers Grove leaders vying for 81st state House seatrepresent the district in Springfield with independence because he wasn't hand-
Downers Grove leaders vying for 81st state House seat
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
represent the district in Springfield with independence because he wasn't hand-picked to run by Democratic House Speaker Mike Madigan. "I got into this because I feel there is a dramatic need for better leadership down in Springfield," Hose... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Rep. Hammond outlines road ahead for budget working groupdemocrats, three senate republicans, three house republicans, and seven house d
Rep. Hammond outlines road ahead for budget working group
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
democrats, three senate republicans, three house republicans, and seven house democrats. Hammond explained that Speaker Mike Madigan appointed the seven house democrats.The working group’s initial goal was to put together a full budget for FY... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Race to Watch: Illinois Comptrolleris Mendoza. The competition is being billed as a proxy war in the power struggl
Race to Watch: Illinois Comptroller
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
is Mendoza. The competition is being billed as a proxy war in the power struggle between Rauner and House Speaker Mike Madigan, who Mendoza has called a mentor. “The contrast between Munger and her opponent is striking,” Munger spokesman... Read more
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Daily Herald
How Illinois 59th House District candidates differ on term limitsbill twice," Sente said. "I have lost privileges and gotten in trouble for that
How Illinois 59th House District candidates differ on term limits
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
bill twice," Sente said. "I have lost privileges and gotten in trouble for that bill and asked by (speaker of the House Mike Madigan) to explain why I filed that bill." Sente said she would only consider term limits for state legislators if it... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Touts Agenda During First-Ever Facebook Live Forumthat two-thirds of November's state races don't have opponents. The governor's
Rauner Touts Agenda During First-Ever Facebook Live Forum
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
that two-thirds of November's state races don't have opponents. The governor's chief political opponent, House Speaker mike Madigan, is running unopposed and has been in office since 1971. During the forum, Rauner also said he was confident... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for yearsalso should come as no surprise the legal challenge to the Independent Maps pro
State budget's impact on higher education will be felt for years
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
also should come as no surprise the legal challenge to the Independent Maps proposal came from allies of House Speaker Mike Madigan. The seemingly eternal king of the General Assembly also leads the Illinois Democratic Party, which holds... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 16, 2016year and, for now, Rauner is staying out of all of them. In the closest — the
Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 16, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
year and, for now, Rauner is staying out of all of them. In the closest — the 52nd Senate District race where Republican Mike Madigan of Urbana is challenging state Sen. Scott Bennett — neither Rauner nor the state Republican Party has given... Read more
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Northwest Herald
A real reformerIllinois needs reform. House Speaker Mike Madigan has been in Springfield for 4
A real reformer
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Illinois needs reform. House Speaker Mike Madigan has been in Springfield for 45 years. Madigan filed a lawsuit to stop the term- limits amendment from getting on the ballot. His attorney also sued to stop the fair remap amendment. We need term... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
“Donald Trump appeared on Dr. Oz and for the first time ever healthy liver function made the applause sign go on”on the campaign trail, Donald Trump going on Dr. Oz to talk about his health, a
“Donald Trump appeared on Dr. Oz and for the first time ever healthy liver function made the applause sign go on”
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
on the campaign trail, Donald Trump going on Dr. Oz to talk about his health, a new documentary coming out about Speaker Mike Madigan, former alderman Jim Balcer wanting to mandate that all Chicagoans stand for the national anthem, Peter Thiel... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner-Aligned Group Releases Trailer for 'Madigan' DocGov. Bruce Rauner-aligned Illinois Policy Institute, released a trailer for the
Rauner-Aligned Group Releases Trailer for 'Madigan' Doc
NBC Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner-aligned Illinois Policy Institute, released a trailer for their upcoming documentary about House Speaker Mike Madigan Thursday. The 60-minute doc, titled “Madigan: Power, privilege, politics,” will be released online and in... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Bipartisan compromise needed to improve jobs climate in Illinoisfunding, basic state operations, and other parts of the state budget, the major
Bipartisan compromise needed to improve jobs climate in Illinois
SaukValley.com / Posted 14 days ago
funding, basic state operations, and other parts of the state budget, the majority party in Springfield, led by Speaker Mike Madigan, has not been willing to compromise on reforms to make our state more competitive. Residents of Illinois may... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Munger Urges Mendoza to Give Up One of Her Public PensionsMunger and Mendoza is widely considered to be a proxy battle for Rauner and his
Munger Urges Mendoza to Give Up One of Her Public Pensions
NBC Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
Munger and Mendoza is widely considered to be a proxy battle for Rauner and his chief political opponent, House Speaker Mike Madigan, who Mendoza has called a mentor. The Mendoza campaign also took a shot at Munger Wednesday, claiming she lied... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner: Onus for redistricting reform on lawmakersTrent Shepard, who collected signatures supporting Independent Maps' campaign.
Rauner: Onus for redistricting reform on lawmakers
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Trent Shepard, who collected signatures supporting Independent Maps' campaign. "I'd love it, but I just can't imagine (Mike) Madigan and whoever else is against it would ever give up that power of fighting tooth and nail against... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner: Onus for redictricting reform on lawmakersTrent Shepard, who collected signatures supporting Independent Maps' campaign.
Rauner: Onus for redictricting reform on lawmakers
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Trent Shepard, who collected signatures supporting Independent Maps' campaign. "I'd love it, but I just can't imagine (Mike) Madigan and whoever else is against it would ever give up that power of fighting tooth and nail against... Read more
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Daily Herald
How 42nd House candidates disagree on map-makingand his power grab, Ives said. "There's nothing stopping us from having a redi
How 42nd House candidates disagree on map-making
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
and his power grab, Ives said. "There's nothing stopping us from having a redistricting referendum other than (Speaker) Mike Madigan and his Democrats," she said. "He likes to be the map-drawer." Ives said Madigan is promoting "chaos" in the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Campaign Round-Up: Kirk Hits Duckworth on Missed VotesIllinois Republican Party released a new ad tying state representative candidat
Campaign Round-Up: Kirk Hits Duckworth on Missed Votes
NBC Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
Illinois Republican Party released a new ad tying state representative candidate Merry Marwig to House Speaker Mike Madigan on Monday. Marwig is locked in a tight race with incumbent state Rep. Michael McAuliffe for the 20th House... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel's police reform plan gets first public hearinghis position as a powerful lawmaker because he also has a law firm that special
Emanuel's police reform plan gets first public hearing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
his position as a powerful lawmaker because he also has a law firm that specializes in Cook County property tax appeals. “Mike Madigan made a fortune on tax appeals, representing the powerful and politically connected,” the ad says, calling it “an... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Who will come through for Illinois?paralysis on Rauner. The new governor promised to roll right over the evil oppo
Who will come through for Illinois?
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
paralysis on Rauner. The new governor promised to roll right over the evil opposition – that would be House Speaker Mike Madigan – but never had the votes. We still put the bulk of the blame there. All that counterproductive tough talk has... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Word: Jim Edgar shares how to negotiate with Mike Madiganspeaker to achieve balanced budgets. The former GOP governor was Jim Edgar. Th
Word: Jim Edgar shares how to negotiate with Mike Madigan
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
speaker to achieve balanced budgets. The former GOP governor was Jim Edgar. The Democratic House speaker then and now was Mike Madigan. The animus that appears to have formed between Madigan and the current GOP governor, Bruce Rauner, might be... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Jim Edgar shares recipe for successful negotiation with Mike Madiganspeaker to achieve balanced budgets. The former GOP governor was Jim Edgar. Th
Jim Edgar shares recipe for successful negotiation with Mike Madigan
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
speaker to achieve balanced budgets. The former GOP governor was Jim Edgar. The Democratic House speaker then and now was Mike Madigan. The animus that appears to have formed between Madigan and the current GOP governor, Bruce Rauner, might be... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Miller: Parties seek soundbites over solutionsup as much dust as possible since the redistricting opinion was handed down. Th
Miller: Parties seek soundbites over solutions
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
up as much dust as possible since the redistricting opinion was handed down. The common thread, of course, is Madigan. “Mike Madigan and the career politicians in Springfield have made a mess of our state, and it is going to take fair maps and... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Campaign Fund Has Given $16M to Illinois GOPbeginning in June. Rauner’s donations are serving as a counter-balance to the
Rauner Campaign Fund Has Given $16M to Illinois GOP
NBC Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
beginning in June. Rauner’s donations are serving as a counter-balance to the funds Democratic leaders like House Speaker Mike Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton have been able to raise from allies in organized labor and among liability... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Reeder: Illinois Supreme Court vote defies commonsensewho first was elected to the high court in 2000 with a platform of “commonsense
Reeder: Illinois Supreme Court vote defies commonsense
Northwest Herald / Posted 28 days ago
who first was elected to the high court in 2000 with a platform of “commonsense justice” – and the support of House Speaker Mike Madigan. I’ve known Kilbride for more than 20 years, have read many of his decisions and have found them almost... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Court’s remap ruling ignores common sensewas first elected to the high court in 2000 with a platform of “common-sense ju
Court’s remap ruling ignores common sense
SaukValley.com / Posted 28 days ago
was first elected to the high court in 2000 with a platform of “common-sense justice” – and the support of House Speaker Mike Madigan. I’ve known Kilbride for more than 20 years, have read many of his decisions, and have found them almost... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SPRINGFIELD SCOOP: Illinois court's remap ruling ignores common sensewas first elected to the high court in 2000 with a platform of “common-sense ju
SPRINGFIELD SCOOP: Illinois court's remap ruling ignores common sense
SaukValley.com / Posted 28 days ago
was first elected to the high court in 2000 with a platform of “common-sense justice” – and the support of House Speaker Mike Madigan. I’ve known Kilbride for more than 20 years, have read many of his decisions, and have found them almost... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Pushes Redistricting Reform, Term Limits30, 40 years” because they’re “not accountable to their local constituents." Ra
Rauner Pushes Redistricting Reform, Term Limits
NBC Chicago / Posted 29 days ago
30, 40 years” because they’re “not accountable to their local constituents." Rauner’s primary political foe, House Speaker Mike Madigan, has been serving in the Illinois House since 1971. “When George Washington founded america he said eight years... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Illinois Gov. Rauner appears on WGN for 1st time since taking officehas no regrets becoming Illinois governor despite the roadblocks he's faced in
Illinois Gov. Rauner appears on WGN for 1st time since taking office
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 29 days ago
has no regrets becoming Illinois governor despite the roadblocks he's faced in his legislative battles with House Speaker Mike Madigan. The governor stopped by WGN Morning News Tuesday for the first time since he took office a year and a half... Read more
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SaukValley.com
The black hole in the legislative processhas been sucked into a black hole from which no light is emitted. At the cente
The black hole in the legislative process
SaukValley.com / Posted 1 months ago
has been sucked into a black hole from which no light is emitted. At the center of this darkness is House Speaker Mike Madigan, a legislator since I was there in 1971! In my day, every one of the thousands of bills introduced was assigned... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Supreme Court's Democratic majority sides with Madigan on redistricting. Surprise!Yes, and the loud whooshing sound you hear is the collective sigh of relief fro
Supreme Court's Democratic majority sides with Madigan on redistricting. Surprise!
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Yes, and the loud whooshing sound you hear is the collective sigh of relief from all the lawmakers who owe their jobs to Mike Madigan, and act like it. Voters' efforts to fix that have been thwarted yet again by the Supreme Court's majority.... Read more
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The Hill
Illinois court blocks redistricting reformdistricts. The system is broken and controlled by career politicians." The rul
Illinois court blocks redistricting reform
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
districts. The system is broken and controlled by career politicians." The ruling is a victory for powerful House Speaker Mike Madigan, whose allies sued to block the proposed amendment. The plaintiffs in the case, led by the state Democratic... Read more
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