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The family that runs for public office together stays together.
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Last week’s federal indictment linking, among others, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s best buddy, Michael McClain, to the longstandin…
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State court litigation challenging Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s exercise of his emergency powers has followed an unmistakably disturbing pattern.
The Supremes are getting a makeover, the residue of both design and an unprecedented insurrection.
If the future of Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan really is open to question after the Nov. 3 election, there’s a huge fight ahead.
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After difficult election day, Speaker's own party is distancing itself from him.