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Michael Madigan

11 Podcast Episodes

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Tom Bevan (2/21/21) - Michael Madigan Resigns

Tom Bevan

Tom Bevan kicks off the show with RealClearPolitics Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon to talk about the deep freeze in Texas and the problems that followed. Next, The Federalist’s New York Correspondent David Marcus discusses Governor Cuomo and the rising allegations against him. Then, RealClearInvestigations Senior Writer Mark Hemingway explains the new social media app Clubhouse. Finally, Chicago Tribune Columnist John Kass joins Tom to share his thoughts on Michael Madigan resigning and discusses the media’s reaction to Rush Limbaugh passing.


22 Feb 2021

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Michael Madigan in trouble and "the refund dilemma"

John Howell

17 Democrats say they won't vote for Speaker Madigan. This means he won't get the 60 votes needed to win unless Republicans help. Plus, Lauren Cohn is still waiting on a refund check from the IRS. Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity Steven Moore joins John Howell and Lauren Cohn.


21 Nov 2020

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Power, Politics and a Scandal: Who Is Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan

Illinois Voter Guide

There’s one politician whose presence looms the largest over the entire political spectrum in Illinois, and for the first time he’s in the cross hairs of a serious investigation by the U.S. Justice Department. Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is the topic of Phil Rogers’ discussion this week with NBC 5 political editor Carol Marin and political reporter Mary Ann Ahern.


28 Oct 2020

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How powerful is House Speaker Michael Madigan?

John Howell

"He's been in power so long he would just change the laws to make it legal" says Chicago Magazine Author Edward McClelland. He takes a deep dive with John Howell into the power and influence of Madigan in Chicago.


14 Sep 2020

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Under The Dome Podcast: Commonwealth Edison, Speaker Michael Madigan, and ethics get attention amid COVID-19 pandemic

Under the Dome

On this week’s episode of the Under the Dome Podcast the State Journal-Register’s Bernard Schoenburg and Doug Finke work remotely to bring you the latest updates from the Illinois Statehouse and Illinois' response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This week they dive into federal prosecutors in Chicago charging utility giant Commonweath Edison with bribery. They allege that the utility awarded jobs and contracts to associates of a top state official, that was identified as Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, “with intent to influence and reward” the official.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


23 Jul 2020

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Illinois In Focus 95: BREAKING NEWS: Michael Madigan implicated by feds in ComEd probe

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This week's top news and commentary including new developments in the lengthy corruption investigation by federal prosecutors involving ComEd and other public officials with links to Illinois Speaker Michael Madigan.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/illinois-in-focus/support


17 Jul 2020

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#241 Right at the Moment: Michael Madigan of Bowery Bagles & KitchenCru

Right At The Fork

Michael Madigan, owner of Bowery Bagels and KitchenCru, joins us for a discussion in our Right at the Moment series.  Michael talks about prospects for recovery from the business downturn and what he's doing to assure Bowery Bagels' success and survival.  Michael and his wife Lynn have been key players in the Portland food industry, helping many small producers to find their footing. For more on Mr. Madigan's background, listen to this episode recorded in 2015.   This interview was recorded in home-studio fashion on April 7, 2020.   Right at the Fork is supported by: Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com Toro Bravo Inc:  www.torobravoinc.com RingSide SteakHouse: www.RingsideSteakHouse.com 


8 Apr 2020

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House Speaker Michael Madigan wiretaps

John Howell

Authorities are looking into wiretap conversations between Madigan and lobbyist Michael McClain. Chicago Tribune reporter Ray Long discusses what this means for the investigation.


13 Nov 2019

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Feds search for Michael Madigan Records

John Howell

Better Government Association's David Kidwell discusses with John Howell about his new piece "Feds Search for Michael Madigan Records at Home of Retired Alderman, Sources Say".


15 Jul 2019

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What does House Speaker Michael Madigan’s team think of him?

John Howell

Chicago Tribune investigative reporter, Ray Long, talks to Lauren Cohn and Kristen McQueary about his new piece "New depositions reveal Team Madigan’s ‘strange’ request: Help a candidate run against the speaker".


1 Jul 2019