Longtime Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan on Thursday announced he’s resigning from office at the end of February. The 78-year-old Democrat has been a fixture and a power player in Springfield for half a century, but questions about his ties to the ComEd bribery scandal laid him low in recent years.
Reset looks back on Madigan’s reign in Springfield and gets reaction from state lawmakers.
GUESTS: Dave McKinney, WBEZ state politics reporter
Rep. LaShawn Ford (D-Chicago)
Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon), Illinois House Deputy Minority Leader