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Northwest Herald
Judge orders Woodstock sex offender to remain in custodyOffice. “The offender’s history of sex offenses clearly shows the danger his r
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
Office. “The offender’s history of sex offenses clearly shows the danger his release would pose to the community,” Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in a statement. “I appreciate the judge’s decision to prevent him from re-enterin... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Potential Lisa Madigan successors scramble to raise campaign cashhere. Cash can be a challenge for any political campaign, and some of the earl
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
here. Cash can be a challenge for any political campaign, and some of the early hopefuls to succeed Attorney General Lisa Madigan are starting with more money than others. Republican candidate for attorney general Erika Harold on Thursday... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Quitting while she’s aheadSPRINGFIELD – If you looked up the phrase, “Quitting while you’re ahead,” this
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
SPRINGFIELD – If you looked up the phrase, “Quitting while you’re ahead,” this past week, you would probably see Lisa Madigan’s face staring back at you. After four terms as Illinois attorney general and one as a state senator, she’s calling it... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Mincing Rascals : Amazon Headquarters, Lisa Madigan, Kenneka Jenkins’ freezer death, the homeless, Trump at the U.N.tactics to lure Amazon to Chicago are worth it to bring 50,000 jobs here. Then,
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
tactics to lure Amazon to Chicago are worth it to bring 50,000 jobs here. Then, the Rascals discuss who Attorney General Lisa Madigan is professionally. That’s after she announced she wouldn’t be running re-election. The group dissects... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Download with Justin Kaufmann Full Showyou tonight. The Daily Line’s Mike Fourcher stops by for his weekly chat to bre
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
you tonight. The Daily Line’s Mike Fourcher stops by for his weekly chat to break down the race to replace Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Public Relations powerhouse Eric Sedler talks crisis management in the corporate world, The Hideout’s Tim and... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Sen. Hastings Hedges Bets With 2 Possible CampaignsHastings has started to collect signatures for both attorney general and secret
NBC Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
Hastings has started to collect signatures for both attorney general and secretary of state. While Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced last week she was no longer a candidate, longtime Secretary of State Jesse White says he is running... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois attorney general candidate Kwame Raoul apologizes for 'Miss America' commenttake full responsibility for the bad characterization.” Raoul told GateHouse o
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
take full responsibility for the bad characterization.” Raoul told GateHouse on Friday, after Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced she would not seek another term, that “I think Lisa would have acquitted herself well against Miss... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Raoul Announces Run for Attorney Generalwho represents Illinois’ 13th District, will be one of many Democrats running f
NBC Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
who represents Illinois’ 13th District, will be one of many Democrats running for the office that current Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced that she would be leaving after her term expires in 2019. “As a prosecutor and legislator, I’ve spent... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
State Sen Raoul to run for Illinois attorney general in 2018attorney general next year, becoming the second Democratic state lawmaker to th
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
attorney general next year, becoming the second Democratic state lawmaker to throw his hat in the ring. It's an open contest after Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced last week that she won't seek a fifth term.(AP Photo/Seth Per... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State Sen Raoul to run for Illinois attorney general in 2018becoming the second Democratic state lawmaker to throw his hat in the ring. It
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
becoming the second Democratic state lawmaker to throw his hat in the ring. It's an open contest after Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced last week that she won't seek a fifth term. Raoul, an attorney, tells The Associated Press Wednesday... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
States expand investigation of opioid makers, distributorsmanufacturers and distributors accountable for their roles in the nationwide op
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
manufacturers and distributors accountable for their roles in the nationwide opioid epidemic,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said. “My investigations have shown that drug companies pressure physicians into prescribing powerful, addictive... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
States expand investigation of opioid makers, distributorsmanufacturers and distributors accountable for their roles in the nationwide op
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
manufacturers and distributors accountable for their roles in the nationwide opioid epidemic,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said. “My investigations have shown that drug companies pressure physicians into prescribing powerful, addictive... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner-Madigan war leads to exodus of lawmakers from Springfieldare frustrating places, even in the best of times," said Nekritz, who is now lo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
are frustrating places, even in the best of times," said Nekritz, who is now looking at a run for attorney general after Lisa Madigan decided not to seek a fifth term. Asked if she would have considered sticking around the General Assembly... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Drury leaves Illinois governor's race to run for attorney generalgeneral who’s “fiercely independent.” He says he’d step up the office’s focus o
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
general who’s “fiercely independent.” He says he’d step up the office’s focus on fraud and corruption. Attorney General Lisa Madigan isn’t seeking re-election in 2018. The Chicago Democrat’s surprise announcement Friday prompted several... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois group sees 'red flags' in denial of mental-health paymentsto providing our members with access to high-quality medical and behavioral-hea
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
to providing our members with access to high-quality medical and behavioral-health care.” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in a statement that the report “raises important questions” about access to care. Anyone having problems... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Is there a simple answer why Lisa Madigan is stepping down? Maybe.more of a normal person than we, and perhaps she, once thought. Or maybe not.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
more of a normal person than we, and perhaps she, once thought. Or maybe not. My track record in making assumptions about Lisa Madigan has been poor. From initially discounting her appeal to voters and her talents, to overestimating the influence... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Fantasy sports and the skill involvedI love it so much I now write articles helping others who do not have time to d
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
I love it so much I now write articles helping others who do not have time to do the research. I know Attorney General Lisa Madigan has stated that, in Illinois, the question about daily fantasy sports being a game of luck or skill is not an... Read more
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KERA North Texas
41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioidsprescribing powerful, addictive drugs without regard for the law or patients' w
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
prescribing powerful, addictive drugs without regard for the law or patients' well-being," said Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, who is also party to the new investigation. Now, the state prosecutors say they will examine whether the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's the first Dem going after Lisa Madigan's jobWell, that didn't take long. Just days after Illinois Attorney General Lisa Ma
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
Well, that didn't take long. Just days after Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan stunned the local political world by announcing her retirement, Democrats have their first candidate to keep the job within the party: state Rep. Scott Drury of... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Ditching Run for Governor, Drury Joins Attorney General Racehis opposition to powerful Democratic House Speaker Mike Madigan - who is also
NBC Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
his opposition to powerful Democratic House Speaker Mike Madigan - who is also the father of incumbent Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Earlier this year, he was the sole Democrat who did not vote for Mike Madigan to retain the leadership... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Drury leaves governor's race to run for attorney generalgeneral who's "fiercely independent." He says he'd step up the office's focus o
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
general who's "fiercely independent." He says he'd step up the office's focus on fraud and corruption. Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Friday she won't run for re-election in 2018. The Chicago Democrat's surprise announcement prompted several... Read more
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The Morning Call
States expand investigation of opioid makers, distributorsmanufacturers and distributors accountable for their roles in the nationwide op
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
manufacturers and distributors accountable for their roles in the nationwide opioid epidemic,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said. “My investigations have shown that drug companies pressure physicians into prescribing powerful, addictive... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois attorney general has no immediate plans to seek office – but 'never say never'CHICAGO (AP) – Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she has no “immediate plans”
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) – Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she has no “immediate plans” to run for another office when her term is up in 2019, including mayor of Chicago. The Chicago Democrat made the surprising announcement last week that wouldn’t be... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The ‘feisty’ Tribune Columnist, Eric Zorn: What’s next for Pioneer Court?columnist, Eric Zorn! They talk about the removal of the bizarre Abraham Lincol
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
columnist, Eric Zorn! They talk about the removal of the bizarre Abraham Lincoln and “Every Man” statue from Pioneer Court, Lisa Madigan announcing that she won’t be seeking reelection, Sean Spicer’s appearance at the Emmys last night, and much... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Attorney general: No immediate plans to seek another officeCHICAGO (AP) — Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she has no "immediate plans"
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she has no "immediate plans" to run for another office when her term is up in 2019, including mayor of Chicago. The Chicago Democrat made the surprising announcement last week that wouldn't be... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Outgoing poet laureate heartened by public's passionhas decided not to seek re-election in 2018. Unfortunately for all Illinoisans
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
has decided not to seek re-election in 2018. Unfortunately for all Illinoisans, it's the wrong Madigan. Attorney General Lisa Madigan surprised the Illinois political world late last week by announcing she wasn't going to seek a fifth four-year... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Potential Attorney General Candidates Respond to Speculationhe was looking into the position – but he also did not rule out a run. “Obviou
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
he was looking into the position – but he also did not rule out a run. “Obviously, this is quite unexpected,” Welch said. “Lisa Madigan has been a champion of working people as our AG, and I'm extremely flattered that so many people have put my... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Madigan's decision leaves Harold as sole candidate for AGCHICAGO — Lisa Madigan, Illinois' 14-year Democratic attorney general, said Fri
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
CHICAGO — Lisa Madigan, Illinois' 14-year Democratic attorney general, said Friday that she won't seek re-election next year. "I still have much work to do on many important issues, and I will continue to give my best to the people of Illinois and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Jack Franks 'seriously considering' run for Illinois attorney general– McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks said he is “seriously considering”
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
– McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks said he is “seriously considering” running for Illinois attorney general after Lisa Madigan’s announcement Friday that she won’t seek re-election to a fifth term. Franks said he was shocked to hear... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As Lisa Madigan leaves office, few woman ready to take her placeWhat's she going to do now? No sooner had Lisa Madigan announced that she wasn
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
What's she going to do now? No sooner had Lisa Madigan announced that she wasn't running again for attorney general of Illinois than the question of "what next?" started dogging her. The surprise of her decision and the speculation it stirred were... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Madigan Replacements Emerge After AnnouncementMany believe that Attorney General Lisa Madigan was President Barack Obama’s ch
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
Many believe that Attorney General Lisa Madigan was President Barack Obama’s choice to replace him in the U.S. Senate, or that she wanted to run for governor. Now, she’s stepping aside after her term ends, and speculation is already raging about who... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
To be Lisa Madigan, liberatedLess than four months ago, Attorney General Lisa Madigan indicated she would ru
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Less than four months ago, Attorney General Lisa Madigan indicated she would run for a fifth term in 2018. “That is, in fact, the plan, yes,” she said at a news conference. Not so fast. Madigan announced Friday she would not seek re-election,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Two female trailblazers exit Illinois' political stageIllinois' first ever female House Majority Leader, when I got a text message fr
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
Illinois' first ever female House Majority Leader, when I got a text message from a high-level employee of Attorney General Lisa Madigan. She asked if she could call me Friday morning about something her boss was doing that day. I said of course,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Massive Equifax data breach prompts outrage, investigations, bills to ban credit freeze feesEquifax is facing inquiries from lawmakers, the Federal Trade Commission and st
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Equifax is facing inquiries from lawmakers, the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general, including Illinois' Lisa Madigan, along with multiple lawsuits seeking class-action status. As of Friday, the company's stock price plummeted 35... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois AG Lisa Madigan won't seek re-election in 2018By SOPHIA TAREEN of The Associated Press CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General L
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
By SOPHIA TAREEN of The Associated Press CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Friday that she won't seek re-election to a fifth term, reversing previous public statements that she would run again in 2018. "As I look ahead, I... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Illinois attorney general won't seek re-election in 2018FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanied by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Attorney General Madigan says she's not... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois AG Lisa Madigan won't seek re-election in 2018By SOPHIA TAREEN of The Associated Press CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General L
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
By SOPHIA TAREEN of The Associated Press CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Friday that she won't seek re-election to a fifth term, reversing previous public statements that she would run again in 2018. "As I look ahead, I... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Chicago Tribune Political Reporter Rick Pearson: Does Lisa Madigan’s leave have to do with her father?In this Jan. 29, 2014 photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan looks durin
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
In this Jan. 29, 2014 photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan looks during the State of the State Address in the House chambers at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner tried to expand his web of blame for... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Lisa Madigan won't seek re-electionIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan speaks at a news conference in Chicago i
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan speaks at a news conference in Chicago in 2014. CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Friday that she won't seek re-election to a fifth term, reversing previous public statements that she... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
GOP calls Madigan's exit bad sign family 'brand'CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's announcem
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's announcement she will not seek a fifth term (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The Illinois Republican Party says Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan's decision not to seek... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois attorney general won't seek re-election in 2018By SOPHIA TAREEN of The Associated Press CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General L
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
By SOPHIA TAREEN of The Associated Press CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Friday that she won't seek re-election to a fifth term, reversing previous public statements that she would run again in 2018. "As I look ahead, I... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois attorney general won't seek re-election in 2018By SOPHIA TAREEN of The Associated Press CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General L
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
By SOPHIA TAREEN of The Associated Press CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Friday that she won't seek re-election to a fifth term, reversing previous public statements that she would run again in 2018. "As I look ahead, I... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
GOP calls Madigan's exit bad sign family 'brand'FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanied by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Attorney General Madigan says she's not... Read more
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The Sentinel
GOP calls Madigan's exit bad sign family 'brand'FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
The Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanied by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Attorney General Madigan says she's not... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Lisa Madigan won't seek re-election in 2018CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she's not seeking re-elec
The Journal-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she's not seeking re-election for a fifth term. The Chicago Democrat made the announcement today, reversing previous public statements that she'd run again in 2018. In the statement she says... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
GOP calls Madigan's exit bad sign family 'brand'FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
Santa Maria Times / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanied by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Attorney General Madigan says she's not... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
GOP calls Madigan's exit bad sign family 'brand'FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanied by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Attorney General Madigan says she's not... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois attorney general won't seek re-election in 2018FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanied by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Attorney General Madigan says she's not... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
GOP calls Madigan's exit bad sign family 'brand'FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
Rapid City Journal / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017 file photo, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, accompanied by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Attorney General Madigan says she's not... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Lisa Madigan, Illinois Attorney General, won't seek re-election in 2018FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014, file photo, Illinois Attorney Gen. Lisa Madigan s
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014, file photo, Illinois Attorney Gen. Lisa Madigan speaks during a news conference in Chicago. The Illinois Attorney General's Office is asking the Chicago Police Department In a letter released Wednesday Nov. 18, 2015, to... Read more
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