Illinois Senate President John Cullerton Reflects On Four Decades In Springfield

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton at WBEZ on January 13, 2020.
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton at WBEZ on January 13, 2020. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton at WBEZ on January 13, 2020.
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton at WBEZ on January 13, 2020. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton Reflects On Four Decades In Springfield

After 41 years as a legislator in Springfield, including the last decade as Senate President, Chicago Democrat John Cullerton is bowing out of politics to honor a long-standing promise to his wife to spend more time with family.

Reset talks with Cullerton about some of the biggest moments in his political career, the ongoing federal investigations into Illinois lawmakers and what challenges and opportunities lay ahead for his successor.

GUEST: John Cullerton, Illinois Senate President