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State Rep. Jack Franks: Maybe Clifford Broke the Law?

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 10.19.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Ex-Metra CEO Alex Clifford might have had a duty to report to authorities the pressure he felt from House Speaker Michael Madigan and others to promote and hire certain workers. Madigan writes laws and doesn't break them.

Madigans and Mells: Who Needs More From Our Political Family Dramas?

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 07.19.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Will Lisa and Mike stand side by side smiling warmly at the Democrats' big rally day at the state fair? Or will Attorney General Madigan authorize an investigation into Speaker Madigan's Metra manueverings?