Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Charged With Racketeering – NBC Chicago

Michael Madigan, the former speaker of the Illinois House and for decades one of the nation’s most powerful legislators, was charged with a nearly $3 million racketeering and bribery Wednesday, becoming the most prominent politician swept up in a federal investigation of entrenched government corruption in the state. Madigan, 79, is charged with 22 counts, … Read more