America’s War on Poverty has been an abject failure. Nearly $12 trillion and 60 years later, official poverty rates remain basically unchanged. While the nation waged a well-intentioned assault on poverty, it inadvertently launched a far more sinister war: on dignity. While attempting to eradicate poverty, America created countless government welfare programs. In doing so,...View Report
Federal investigators are seeking records from a small village near Chicago. The subpoena names Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, his political lieutenants and former ComEd lobbyists.
Further details are emerging in the wake of May raids on longtime allies of Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan.
A few brave souls have come forward with their stories about the behavior under Madigan’s dome. But how many still feel powerless?
Chicago Alderman Marty Quinn is attempting to squeeze out home-sharing in the 13th Ward.
A new report shows how 13th Ward Chicago Alderman Marty Quinn and Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan diverted tens of thousands of dollars in public funds toward political purposes.