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ComEd played the game in Springfield -- then feds took notice; One 'dirty' day shows how ...

Nov 14, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

For insight into the federal corruption investigation snaking through Illinois' political complex, look back to Dec. 1, 2016.

On that final day of the legislature's fall session, a team of lobbyists representing powerhouse utility company ComEd frantically pieced together a roll call of lawmakers willing to vote for an electricity rate hike on consumers. That's no easy sell. The hike would cost up to $4.54 extra per month for ComEd customers, and bail out two nuclear power plants the compa...