Illinois Speaker Mike Madigan Is Down, But Don’t Count Him Out

Illinois Speaker Mike Madigan Is Down, But Don’t Count Him Out

After more than three decades at the helm, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is suspending his campaign to retain his powerful leadership position. Madigan won only 51 votes in a closed-door roll call held Sunday by House Democrats.

Reset discusses what led to Madigan’s decision and what it means for the future of the Democratic Party in Illinois.

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