Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan talks on his cellphone during an extended session of the Illinois House of Representatives at the Bank of Springfield Center in May. | Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP file Politically wounded by the
WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Friday announced new staff appointments and met with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the minority leader, maintaining his focus on the economy and the coronavirus pandemic while
House Speaker Mike Madigan (left) and President Donald Trump have something in common: a lust for the reins of power that they want to hang onto for as long as they possibly can. | Neal Earley / Sun-Times; Patrick Semansky
House Speaker Michael Madigan | AP House Speaker Michael Madigan’s machine is old school. It runs on patronage. And he needs a lot of patronage to keep his huge machine humming. On Page 9 of last week’s federal indictment of
Rep. Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, center, is sworn in as state House speaker by Alan J. Greiman, a state appellate court judge, as his family stands by Madigan’s side at Sangamon Auditorium, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, in Springfield, Ill. daughter, Ill.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, left, addresses the City Club of Chicago in 2015; Gov. J.B. Pritzker, right, speaks at an event on the Northwest Side last week. | Rich Hein, Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file “Written statements and dodged investigatory
House Speaker Mike Madigan listens to debate during a session of the Illinois House of Representatives at the Bank of Springfield Center in May. | Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP file Legal experts have said prosecutors would need
House Speaker Mike Madigan | Rich Hein/Sun-Times file Three more representatives said they would not support Michael Madigan’s bid for another term as House speaker, a role he’s held for all but two years since 1983. Speaker Michael Madigan may
House Speaker Mike Madigan | Rich Hein/Sun-Times file Three more representatives said they would not support Michael Madigan’s bid for another term as House speaker, a role he’s held for all but two years since 1983. Speaker Michael Madigan said
State House Speaker Mike Madigan addresses the City Club of Chicago, at the University Club of Chicago in 2015. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times file The indictment does not charge Madigan, or even name him, but it lays the scandal at his
House Democrats, still counting their election losses, re-elected Speaker Nancy Pelosi as their leader on Wednesday by voice vote, formally nominating the California Democrat for another term as speaker as they prepare for what may be the slimmest House majority
As Democrats’ election losses continue to pile up, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing to lead what may be the slimmest House majority in nearly two decades, with little room to maneuver between its feuding progressive and moderate wings as she
House Speaker Mike Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield in 2013. | Seth Perlman/AP file The 36 men and women who technically have the power to end the party
President Donald Trump’s campaign advisor Corey Lewandowski, listens to a speaker during a news conference on legal challenges to vote counting in Pennsylvania, earlier this month. | AP Lewandowski was present on election night at the White House for a
© Bloomberg. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. Pelosi told top Democrats Thursday that she’s skeptical of getting a
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters alongside Rep. Cheri Bustos, chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, at the Democratic National Committee headquarters last week. | J. Scott Applewhite | Getty Images Bustos won another term last week with
Gov. J.B. Pritzker, left; Speaker Mike Madigan, right. | Sun-Times file Speaker Michael Madigan was used as a “foil” by Republicans Tuesday and that “hurt our ability, our state’s ability, to get things done,” the governor said Thursday. Gov. J.B.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker, left, speaks at Shoesmith Elementary School on Tuesday; State House Speaker Mike Madigan, center, addresses the City Club of Chicago in 2015; Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, right, speaks at a news conference in March. |
© Bloomberg. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, pauses during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Pelosi expressed hope that there would be another round of stimulus
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Pelosi departs a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin moved closer to an agreement on a fresh coronavirus relief
© Bloomberg. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. Pelosi discussed the introduction of the Commission on Presidential Capacity to
Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, who also runs the Illinois Democratic Party that is backing the Democratic rival of GOP state Rep. Bradley Stephens in the Nov. 3 election. | AP Mailers from the Illinois Democratic Party, run by
(Bloomberg) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democratic colleagues that a divide persists with the White House over a number of components of the fiscal stimulus she’s attempting to negotiate, even as an agreement nears on a coronavirus testing program.
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduces legislation to create 25th Amendment commission during news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday said a
WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi, amplifying questions about President Trump’s fitness for office less than a month before the election, introduced legislation on Friday that would create a standing bipartisan group of outside experts tasked with evaluating the president’s mental
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Jamie Raskin, Democrat of Maryland, proposed legislation that would create a bipartisan group of outside experts to advise Congress as to whether President Trump’s powers should be forcibly removed under the 25th Amendment.
Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan | AP Photos In both Washington and Springfield, you see one party supporting their leader to a fault simply to retain power. I must admit that up until recently I was pretty indifferent towards
© Bloomberg. Nancy Pelosi (Bloomberg) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin engaged in another round of virus stimulus talks Monday with no sign they are close to deal, despite the urging of President Donald Trump to
Former Ald. Frank Olivo, left; House Speaker Mike Madigan, right. | Sun-Times file photos ComEd executive David Glockner declined to confirm whether the Frank Olivo he identified as Associate No. 2 in the utility company’s deferred prosecution agreement was the