Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan settled a sexual harassment case involving his former political lieutenant, but the related corruption implications are far from over.
Federal authorities have obtained phone calls and emails from a key member of Madigan's political inner circle. Now that information is leaking.
Tim Mapes is also in line for a six-figure pension.
Illinoisans shouldn’t have to wait for yet another humiliating scandal to fix what’s wrong here: Politicians should have no place in policing their own oversight.