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Lisa Madigan

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  • Former state lawmaker's aide indicted in AIDS grant fraud case

    Former state lawmaker's aide indicted in AIDS grant fraud case
    A onetime aide to former Democratic State Rep. Connie Howard of Chicago faces a federal mail fraud charge as prosecutors allege he spent more than $217,000 in AIDS awareness grant money on a house, football game skyboxes and interns who did work for a...
  • Governor candidate Daley criticizes Quinn, Madigan

    Governor candidate Daley criticizes Quinn, Madigan
    Democratic candidate for governor Bill Daley excoriated Gov. Pat Quinn for a lack of leadership over the state's pension crisis and criticized potential rival Lisa Madigan for not providing a legal opinion on the constitutionality of possible solutions....
  • Madigan 'seriously considering' running for governor

    Madigan 'seriously considering' running for governor
    As the list of candidates wanting to be the next governor of Illinois grows, Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she is still making up her mind about whether to enter the race. The decision is one that will have a ripple effect on the next election...
  • Sheriff Dart won't run for Illinois attorney general

    Sheriff Dart won't run for Illinois attorney general
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, often mentioned as a potential candidate for attorney general if incumbent Lisa Madigan were to run for governor, ruled that out today. “I’m going to run for re-election,” Dart told the Tribune. “I...
  • Quinn shifts gears again on pension reform

    Quinn shifts gears again on pension reform
    A frustrated Gov. Pat Quinn has once again changed strategies in his effort to get a pension reform bill on his desk as he acknowledged Friday he’s “prepared to do whatever necessary” to try to break a deadlock between his fellow...
  • What to get for the political dad who has everything

    What to get for the political dad who has everything
    What do political dads really want on Father's Day? I'm not a political dad. So all I'd like is a pair of leopard-print spandex bike shorts and a Big Wheel Sidewalk Screamer, that I may go on bike rides with the mayor of Chicago. But what do political...
  • Rutherford running for Illinois governor in 2014

    Rutherford running for Illinois governor in 2014
    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford kicked off a campaign for the 2014 Republican governor nomination Sunday, touting himself as the only statewide officeholder among the GOP field. "It's hard to win statewide as a Republican, but I can tell you what, I'm...
  • Madigan asks for 30 more days on concealed carry law

    Madigan asks for 30 more days on concealed carry law
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a request with a federal appeals court asking for an additional 30 days to put in place a law that would allow citizens to carry guns in public. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave the state...
  • William Daley blasts inaction on pension reform

    William Daley blasts inaction on pension reform
    SPRINGFIELD — Democrat William Daley says he is “stunned” the state failed to address the pension crisis in the spring session and indicated the legislative meltdown is moving him closer to announcing a decision on whether to challenge...
  • The Madiganistan succession, or Illinois' own Game of Thrones

    The Madiganistan succession, or Illinois' own Game of Thrones
    When you mix royal Illinois political houses, ambition, jealousy and power, what do you get? A whiff of blood in the air over Madiganistan. Madiganistan, the state known to outsiders as Illinois, is ruled by the ruthless and all-powerful imp, House...
  • Wealthy Bruce Rauner announces for Republican governor race

    Wealthy Bruce Rauner announces for Republican governor race
    Wealthy Republican businessman Bruce Rauner today formally announced his campaign for governor in a web video where he criticized state government as broken and pitched himself as someone who grew up milking cows, riding horses and shooting rifles....