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The Champaign News-Gazette
Duckworth pushes for education, jobs, vets in Danvillerace. Bennett, who was appointed to the Senate seat in 2015, is being challeng
Duckworth pushes for education, jobs, vets in Danville
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
race. Bennett, who was appointed to the Senate seat in 2015, is being challenged in the November general election by Mike Madigan, a member of the Urbana City Council. Eisenhauer said within hours of the time Bennett was appointed, "this... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Rauner breaks mold of state governorshiplessons to be learned by Illinois GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner, who has struggled in h
Rauner breaks mold of state governorship
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
lessons to be learned by Illinois GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner, who has struggled in his battles with Democratic House Speaker Mike Madigan, from those who have gone before? Maybe; maybe not. Several past governors stand out. A penurious lawyer on... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Illinois Republicans Hit Madigan, Durbin on Term LimitsThe Illinois Republican Party is using this week’s state fair as a platform to
Illinois Republicans Hit Madigan, Durbin on Term Limits
NBC Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
The Illinois Republican Party is using this week’s state fair as a platform to slam House Speaker Mike Madigan and Sen. Dick Durbin for “vowing to oppose term limits.” Gov. Bruce Rauner has been touring the state pushing a term limit petition. This... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Illinois Comptroller Proposes ‘No Budget, No Pay’ BillMunger faulted Mendoza for voting in favor of tax increases, pension holidays a
Illinois Comptroller Proposes ‘No Budget, No Pay’ Bill
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
Munger faulted Mendoza for voting in favor of tax increases, pension holidays and budget proposals from House Speaker Mike Madigan as a state representative. "I, like many Illinois voters, have seen enough of the machine politics that have... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Rep. McDermed: Madigan makes millions in conflict of interest with taxpayers and Chicago schoolswith our average property tax bill nearly double the national average. Our tax
Rep. McDermed: Madigan makes millions in conflict of interest with taxpayers and Chicago schools
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
with our average property tax bill nearly double the national average. Our tax policies have been set by House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) and the Democratic legislative majority he has controlled in Springfield for more than 30... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
State GOP doling out bucks, but not to allsince then, and it has begun to spend it on three targeted Illinois Senate race
State GOP doling out bucks, but not to all
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
since then, and it has begun to spend it on three targeted Illinois Senate races. But the 52nd District race — where Mike Madigan, the Republican Urbana City Council member who is running as "the other Mike Madigan" — isn't getting any of... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Fresh thinkingto speak with John Bartman. I was disappointed when he would not provide a stra
Fresh thinking
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
to speak with John Bartman. I was disappointed when he would not provide a straight answer as to whether he would vote for Mike Madigan for speaker. What this means is that he’s going to vote for Madigan but he doesn’t want to advertise that to... Read more
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TribLIVE
App lets users locate food trucksby various retailers as a way to drive in customers. “Symbiotic relationships
App lets users locate food trucks
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
by various retailers as a way to drive in customers. “Symbiotic relationships with breweries are heaven,” according to Mike Madigan, a Culinary Institute of America-trained chef who left a restaurant gig earlier this year to start Vagabond... Read more
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NBC Chicago
State Rep. Accuses Rauner, Munger of Extortion, Corruptionwork for free. “Of course if we did that, then the only people who could serve
State Rep. Accuses Rauner, Munger of Extortion, Corruption
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
work for free. “Of course if we did that, then the only people who could serve would be people like Rauner, [House Speaker Mike] Madigan, [Senate President John] Cullerton, and me,” he wrote. “Shouldn’t everyone have the opportunity to... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Suit: Madigan Diluted Primary BallotHouse Speaker Mike Madigan is the subject of a lawsuit filed Monday by his prim
Suit: Madigan Diluted Primary Ballot
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
House Speaker Mike Madigan is the subject of a lawsuit filed Monday by his primary opponent, Jason Gonzales, which alleges deprivation of civil rights and defamation of character. Gonzales’ complaint holds that Madigan and his co-defendants impeded... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Cronin's work focuses on common goodwas announced [July 27] that Indiana has also eliminated their state debt and i
Cronin's work focuses on common good
My Suburban Life / Posted 20 days ago
was announced [July 27] that Indiana has also eliminated their state debt and is now in the black. But then again Mike Madigan lives, and unfortunately works, in Illinois. And he only reduces taxes for wealthy, downtown building... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Austin Berg: Trying to map a way to term limits in Illinoisweek. He’s been banging that drum since taking office. But legislative leaders
Austin Berg: Trying to map a way to term limits in Illinois
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
week. He’s been banging that drum since taking office. But legislative leaders are plugging their ears. House Speaker Mike Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton have held office for a combined 82 years. Madigan, the most powerful... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Franks won't vote conscienceMcHenry County residents care? Franks would rather not vote than vote his consc
Franks won't vote conscience
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
McHenry County residents care? Franks would rather not vote than vote his conscience. Franks cannot stand up to Democrats, Mike Madigan and the Chicago political machine by actually voting “no” against the Democrat majority. Wake up, McHenry County... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Madigan: Rauner and Trump are Linked 'Together in Extremism'In an interview with NPR during last week’s Democratic National Convention, Hou
Madigan: Rauner and Trump are Linked 'Together in Extremism'
NBC Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
In an interview with NPR during last week’s Democratic National Convention, House Speaker Mike Madigan tied his primary political opponent, Gov. Bruce Rauner, to divisive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. “Bruce Rauner is of record... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Illinois Lawmakers Among Highest Paid in Nationin additional income for fulfilling leadership roles, the Illinois Police Insti
Illinois Lawmakers Among Highest Paid in Nation
NBC Chicago / Posted 24 days ago
in additional income for fulfilling leadership roles, the Illinois Police Institute reports. According to the data, Reps. Mike Madigan and Jim. Durkin each received more than $27,000 in additional income for their roles in the House of... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Sen. Durbin 'Not Thinking About' Gubernatorial Runare coming from people in Illinois who would like to see him run, but he’s just
Sen. Durbin 'Not Thinking About' Gubernatorial Run
NBC Chicago / Posted 29 days ago
are coming from people in Illinois who would like to see him run, but he’s just not thinking about it.” House Speaker Mike Madigan, who also serves as Democratic Party chairman, said Durbin was “uniquely qualified” for the role of governor,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Each Illinois legislator costs us an average of $100,000 a yearyear to as much as $27,477 annually, according to the report. These stipends h
Each Illinois legislator costs us an average of $100,000 a year
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
year to as much as $27,477 annually, according to the report. These stipends helped push party leaders like House Speaker Mike Madigan, Senate President John Cullerton, House Minority Leader Jim Durkin and Senate Minority Leader Carole Radogno to... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chris Kennedy Slams Rauner at DNCwill take on Rauner in 2018. On Monday, Sen. Dick Durbin deflected questions a
Chris Kennedy Slams Rauner at DNC
NBC Chicago / Posted 29 days ago
will take on Rauner in 2018. On Monday, Sen. Dick Durbin deflected questions about a possible bid, while House Speaker Mike Madigan called Durbin “uniquely qualified” for the role. Madigan noted that he and Durbin talked about the prospect as... Read more
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Daily Herald
Convention could start 2018 Dem race for governor"It's four days with 200-plus active Democrats. It's hard to find a place where
Convention could start 2018 Dem race for governor
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
"It's four days with 200-plus active Democrats. It's hard to find a place where you can just hang out with (House Speaker) Mike Madigan and (Senate President) John Cullerton and (Chicago mayor) Rahm Emanuel and (Cook County Board President) Toni... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Prevailing wage laws cripple economyquoted in the Northwest Herald saying, “I can promise I’m not running for count
Prevailing wage laws cripple economy
Northwest Herald / Posted 30 days ago
quoted in the Northwest Herald saying, “I can promise I’m not running for county chairman.” Franks’ true allegiance to Mike Madigan and the Chicago political machine became apparent just three days after his Democrat slating for County Board... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Miller: Rauner betting big against Madiganas a bow-tied waiter in a fancy restaurant with a cloth napkin draped over one
Miller: Rauner betting big against Madigan
Northwest Herald / Posted 30 days ago
as a bow-tied waiter in a fancy restaurant with a cloth napkin draped over one arm. “Doubletalking Mike Smiddy Serving Mike Madigan Since 2013,” the front page blares. Smiddy first was elected without Madigan’s help and is not considered a... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois GOP's election strategy? Madigan, Madigan, Madiganbut that's beside the point. Madigan is hugely unpopular, so that's just the wa
Illinois GOP's election strategy? Madigan, Madigan, Madigan
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 30 days ago
but that's beside the point. Madigan is hugely unpopular, so that's just the way it goes. "For decades," the ad begins, "Mike Madigan has had an iron grip on Springfield and our own state Senator Gary Forby. Forby has helped Madigan drive... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner calls on Dems to allow term limits voteto find new jobs, and by bringing new faces and new ideas to Springfield.' Rau
Rauner calls on Dems to allow term limits vote
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
to find new jobs, and by bringing new faces and new ideas to Springfield.' Rauner did not mention either House Speaker Mike Madigan or Senate President John Cullerton by name in his speech. Both have been in office for decades. But neither... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Governor Durbin? Talk resurfaces in Philly, and says much about Democratsfocusing on their current jobs and the November 2016 election, and will get to
Governor Durbin? Talk resurfaces in Philly, and says much about Democrats
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
focusing on their current jobs and the November 2016 election, and will get to 2018 later. But Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan only fanned the flames when he admitted to the Sun-Times that he and Durbin have "talked about" the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
State's job agency rebrands itself Intersect Illinoissophisticated workforce and technology advantages." Now, all Schultz and Gov.
State's job agency rebrands itself Intersect Illinois
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
sophisticated workforce and technology advantages." Now, all Schultz and Gov. Bruce Rauner have to do is get House Speaker Mike Madigan and other Democrats to be more supportive. And open up a bit about when it meets, what it does and what's on its... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'It doesn't cost anything to knock on someone's door'Lanes bowling alley to a bevy of upcoming backyard barbecues and coffee visits.
'It doesn't cost anything to knock on someone's door'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Lanes bowling alley to a bevy of upcoming backyard barbecues and coffee visits. Bennett's opponent, Urbana city councilman Mike Madigan, R-Urbana, has about $40,000 in campaign funds. "I've had a lot of close friends in Champaign County donate to... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
AFSCME poll finds Rauner job rating slipping faston Rauner recently, but when it asked in June who is to blame for state budget
AFSCME poll finds Rauner job rating slipping fast
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 1 months ago
on Rauner recently, but when it asked in June who is to blame for state budget woes, far more mentioned House Speaker Mike Madigan, 55 percent, than Rauner, 34 percent. It also came as the union and governor continue to be at loggerheads over... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Reeder: Rauner's actions don't match his rhetoricto the legislative leaders and told them to do it over. They didn’t. So we sp
Reeder: Rauner's actions don't match his rhetoric
Northwest Herald / Posted 1 months ago
to the legislative leaders and told them to do it over. They didn’t. So we spent a year watching Rauner and House Speaker Mike Madigan trading political punches while millions of Illinoisans suffered. Social service agencies shut down. Firms... Read more

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