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    Episode 126: Madigan calls it quits

    Episode 126: Madigan calls it quits

    Former House Speaker Michael Madigan, the longest serving statehouse speaker in the country, and the longest serving state legislator in Illinois, resigned Thursday.

    In a statement Thursday, Madigan thanked his family and touted his accomplishments over five decades in office.

    He leaves under a cloud of a federal corruption probe involving bribes utility ComEd admitted it paid to associates in an effort to influence Madigan.


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    • 43 min
    Episode 125: Biden asks Madigan investigator to resign

    Episode 125: Biden asks Madigan investigator to resign

    Episode 125: Biden asks Madigan investigator to resign


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    Episode 124: Lawmakers cut the line for COVID vaccines

    Episode 124: Lawmakers cut the line for COVID vaccines

    Episode 124: Lawmakers cut the line for COVID vaccines


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    • 58 min
    Episode 123: High school sports return as new legislature remains absent in Springfield

    Episode 123: High school sports return as new legislature remains absent in Springfield

    Episode 123: High school sports return as new legislature remains absent in Springfield


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    • 45 min
    Episode 122: Biden inaugurated while Illinois struggles to open schools

    Episode 122: Biden inaugurated while Illinois struggles to open schools

    Episode 123: Biden inaugurated while Illinois struggles to open schools 


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    • 39 min
    Episode 121: Madigan out as speaker after decades

    Episode 121: Madigan out as speaker after decades

    Episode 121: Madigan out as speaker after decades


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