Stories about Mike Madigan
Though historically rife with a variety of scandals, Illinois legislators have rarely used their powers of expulsion to remove offending colleagues from office.
In the weeks following then-Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s forced ouster of his longtime chief of staff following allegations of sexual harassment, a high-ranking Commonwealth Edison official was considering how to help the disgraced Madigan ally.
Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and former lobbyist Michael McClain on Wednesday pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges of racketeering, bribery, fraud and extortion.
Illinois’ former House speaker, Michael Madigan, has been charged with racketeering and bribery.
U.S. Rep. Tom Demmer issues statement on occasion of former Illinois Speaker Michael Madigan's indictment
The former longtime chief of staff to former House Speaker Michael Madigan was indicted Wednesday for allegedly lying under oath and attempting to obstruct justice.
Reason for resignation remains unclear
Karen Yarborough to serve as interim chair until replacement elected
Illinois state Rep. Michael Madigan has announced that he is resigning his seat in the Legislature