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GOP leader files charge against longtime Illinois speaker

Sep 10, 2020 - The Miami Herald

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. The top Republican in the Illinois House filed a breach of public trust charge Thursday against Democratic Speaker Michael Madigan, the longest-serving legislative leader in U.S. history, as a special committee began investigating Madigan's alleged role in a decade-long bribery scheme at the state Capitol. Republicans asked the committee to probe Madigan's activities in the scheme centered on ComEd. The utility entered a criminal agreement with the Justice Department in July...