Former Speaker Mike Madigan Indicted in Federal Court

Former Speaker Mike Madigan Indicted in Federal Court
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Former Speaker Mike Madigan Indicted in Federal Court (Chicago, IL) — Former Speaker of the House and Illinois Democratic party chairman Michael Madigan has been indicted on federal charges. According to various sources, Madigan has been indicted on federal racketeering charges.

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These charges come more than one year after Madigan stepped down as house speaker, a seat he held for 36 years, and two years following a probe into his dealings with energy giant ComEd. Early last year, prosecutors indicted former Madigan aide, Tim Mapes, with federal perjury and attempted obstruction of justice charges.

A press conference with more details has been scheduled to begin at 4:30 PM.

This is a developing story. More details will be made available.

Former Speaker Mike Madigan Indicted in Federal Court

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