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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Madigan attempting a nasty-to-nice makeoverI'd-cut-your-throat-just-for-fun exterior. Or, if he didn't find it himself, h
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
I'd-cut-your-throat-just-for-fun exterior. Or, if he didn't find it himself, his campaign advisers did. "House Speaker Mike Madigan has a new website. He's wearing flannel shirts. He's posing with kids. He's smiling. Clearly not what the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Will Gov. Rauner win in 2018? Survey says …or not vote in that race, or hold their noses and vote for him again, on the pr
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
or not vote in that race, or hold their noses and vote for him again, on the premise that any Dem would be even worse. Mike Madigan. Since 2014, Rauner has spent millions, quite successfully, to turn Madigan, Illinois House speaker and state... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Blame Madigan? GOP incumbents feeling pressure to disavow Raunerit claimed was designed to "specifically target members of the Illinois House a
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
it claimed was designed to "specifically target members of the Illinois House and Senate who empower their political boss, Mike Madigan." The party said the governor's money would supply "unprecedented support to local GOP organizations by... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
State Rep. Norine Hammond draws primary challengera Knox County native and 11-year veteran of the Army, stated that Hammond is “m
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
a Knox County native and 11-year veteran of the Army, stated that Hammond is “most famous for joining with Mike Madigan and Chicago Democrats to pass a 32 percent income tax hike earlier this year.” Griffith is also a businessman... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Abingdon man challenges Hammond for state repa Knox County native and 11-year veteran of the Army, stated that Hammond is “m
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
a Knox County native and 11-year veteran of the Army, stated that Hammond is “most famous for joining with Mike Madigan and Chicago Democrats to pass a 32 percent income tax hike earlier this year.” Griffith is also a businessman... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Facing conservative backlash, Rauner puts nearly $4.5 million into state GOP for 'Madigan retirement plan'“Four decades in power is long enough, and with Gov. Rauner’s support, Illinois
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
“Four decades in power is long enough, and with Gov. Rauner’s support, Illinois Republicans can ensure 2018 is Mike Madigan’s last year as speaker,” said Rauner’s handpicked state GOP chairman, Cook County commissioner Tim Schneider. “Gov. Rauner... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rep. Jeanne Ives attacks Rauner’s weak right flankcredit, social conservatives, they don’t stay home on Election Day. “Bruce Rau
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
credit, social conservatives, they don’t stay home on Election Day. “Bruce Rauner is the first governor to stand up to Mike Madigan, and the people of Illinois know it,” Brady said. “And 80 percent of the state has had enough with the Boss... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Abortion funding, truthfulness and a question: Can Rauner recover?of overwhelming evidence of Rauner’s inability to competently administer the Il
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
of overwhelming evidence of Rauner’s inability to competently administer the Illinois government, inability to stand up to Mike Madigan effectively, and inability to keep his word and his commitments, I can no longer support him,” said Rep. Peter... Read more
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Breitbart
GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner Breaks Promise, Forces Taxpayers to Fund Elective Abortionsvariety of subjects, finally getting to the point where Governor Rauner couldn’
Breitbart / Posted 15 days ago
variety of subjects, finally getting to the point where Governor Rauner couldn’t even be in the same room as House Speaker Mike Madigan. Madigan is the one guy who Rauner promised to stand up to, but he can’t or won’t even enter the arena for that... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Madigan reigns and remains – why?House Speaker Mike Madigan has no signature legislative accomplishment. He has
Bureau County Republican / Posted 17 days ago
House Speaker Mike Madigan has no signature legislative accomplishment. He has no obvious successor to his throne. He has no monument, unless you count billions of dollars in public debt. What he does have is longevity. No modern lawmaker has held... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner says he'll sign controversial abortion billof overwhelming evidence of Rauner's inability to competently administer the Il
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
of overwhelming evidence of Rauner's inability to competently administer the Illinois government, inability to stand up to Mike Madigan effectively, and inability to keep his word and his commitments, I can no longer support him," said Breen, of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in IllinoisRepublican chairman Tim Schneider said he was "confident voters will hold those
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Republican chairman Tim Schneider said he was "confident voters will hold those politicians accountable for choosing Mike Madigan over the people of Illinois." Very likely, but they seem to be eliminating themselves before voters do. Too... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Madigan Could Undo Soda Tax if County Board Doesn'tpush to repeal Cook County’s controversial sweetened beverage tax may have pick
NBC Chicago / Posted 24 days ago
push to repeal Cook County’s controversial sweetened beverage tax may have picked up a powerful new ally in House Speaker Mike Madigan, as he is purportedly considering legislation to undo it. NBC 5 has learned of clash between Cook County Board... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Quitting while she’s aheadI’ve heard Republicans, independents and even some Democrats lament that they d
SaukValley.com / Posted 25 days ago
I’ve heard Republicans, independents and even some Democrats lament that they don’t have an opportunity to vote against Mike Madigan – unless they live in his Chicago-area district. But they can vote against his daughter. Lisa Madigan was on... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Ditching Run for Governor, Drury Joins Attorney General Racewatching, the impact you can have.” He has often vocally asserted his oppositi
NBC Chicago / Posted 27 days ago
watching, the impact you can have.” He has often vocally asserted 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... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Outgoing poet laureate heartened by public's passionlast week by announcing she wasn't going to seek a fifth four-year term. The d
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 29 days ago
last week by announcing she wasn't going to seek a fifth four-year term. The daughter of Illinois House Speaker-for-Life Mike Madigan, like her father a Democrat, had been almost untouchable at the ballot box since her initial campaign. It ended... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Did Madigan act under color of law?every crevice. It's going to be wonderful," Peraica told the Chicago Tribune.
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
every crevice. It's going to be wonderful," Peraica told the Chicago Tribune. Peraica's client was even more euphoric. "Mike Madigan will leave Illinois politics, either in handcuffs or a coffin or I will beat him," said Gonzales. The lawsuit... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy: ‘It’s not about money now, people have learned.’the Steve Cochran Show to talk about the announcement of his running mate, Ra J
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted a month ago
the Steve Cochran Show to talk about the announcement of his running mate, Ra Joy, if he thinks money is an important factor in campaigning against someone like JB Pritzker and if he thinks he needs to ‘kiss the ring’ when dealing with Mike Mad... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Madigan Will Not Seek Re-Election as Attorney Generalserving a term in the Illinois Senate. She is the first female Attorney General
NBC Chicago / Posted a month ago
serving a term in the Illinois Senate. She is the first female Attorney General in Illinois history Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, the attorney general's stepfather, also issued a statement on her decision not to run. "Throughout her life as... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will not seek 5th termto do that with the passion that I have brought to my work as Attorney General
WGN TV Chicago / Posted a month ago
to do that with the passion that I have brought to my work as Attorney General.” Her stepfather, Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan released a statement which reads, in part: “No father could be prouder of his daughter’s personal and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Barbara Flynn Currie won't seek re-electionThe first woman to serve as majority leader in the Illinois House of Representa
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
The first woman to serve as majority leader in the Illinois House of Representatives and a top lieutenant to House Speaker Mike Madigan says she won't seek re-election. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Barbara Flynn Currie said Thursday she is... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Lawsuit against Speaker Madigan can proceedwho are thinking about challenging Madigan’s decadeslong reign as House Speaker
SaukValley.com / Posted 1 months ago
who are thinking about challenging Madigan’s decadeslong reign as House Speaker. “I just want to say, it’s time for Mike Madigan to retire,” Gonzales said. “He’s been in office now for 46 years. He’s done so much damage to our state that... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
State Representative and gubernatorial candidate Scott Drury: “I’m running for governor to let people know that we can return government to them”why he’s in favor of fair redistricting, how he expects to run for governor as
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 1 months ago
why he’s in favor of fair redistricting, how he expects to run for governor as a Democrat without the support of Speaker Mike Madigan, the biggest challenge that he’s facing during his campaign, why he picked 26-year-old Alex Hirsch to be his... Read more

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