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New Podcast Explores How Madigan Ruled Illinois Politics

Clip: 10/14/2021 | 7m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

Former House Speaker Michael Madigan ruled Illinois politics for decades. Amid the expanding ComEd bribery scheme investigation, Madigan stepped down from two powerful positions this year: the state speakership and chair of Illinois’ Democratic Party. A new podcast from the Better Government Association tells the story of Madigan and how he ran Illinois politics for so long.

Aired: 10/14/21

Rating: NR

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