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GOP's Snark-Heavy Fundraiser For Madigan's 'Opponent'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Thursday evening, the Illinois Republican Party is hosting a fundraising event for Patrick John Ryan, the challenger to Democratic House Speaker Micha...

Madigan On Giannoulias' Broadway Bank Problems: 'Glad I Don't Have Deposits There'

newsblogs.chicagotribune.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Powerful Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan today had a bit of a chuckle at the expense of Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias. As...

Illinois Pension Reform: Legislature Approves Massive Overhaul

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Facing the most serious unfunded liability in the country, and the prospects of a tanking bond rating, Illinois legislators passed sweeping reforms to...

Madigan Lieutenant Governor Bill Moves To House, Could Eliminate Office By 2015

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan's push to eliminate the office of lieutenant governor took one step forward Wednesday, as the House Executive Comm...

Mike Madigan, House Speaker, Moves To Eliminate Lt. Gov. Position; Pat Quinn Disagrees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois hasn't had a lieutenant governor in over a year, and following the Scott Lee Cohen debacle, House Speaker Mike Madigan wants to keep it that ...

Blagojevich Calls Lisa Madigan The C-Word, Says He 'Hates' Her And Speaker Mike Madigan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the same Esquire Magazine piece where he claimed to be "blacker than Barack Obama," Rod Blagojevich also had some choice words for Attorney General...