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#Illinois #Madigan: Power. Privilege. Politics [FULL LENGTH VIDEO]

He’s been called the “King of Illinois.” Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan is the most powerful politician in Illinois history, and the longest-serving state House speaker in the nation. This unprecedented documentary explores his reign over the Illinois Statehouse.

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Illinois’s government, says Rauner, “is run for the benefit of its employees.” Increasingly, it is run for their benefit when they retire.

WASHINGTON POST Illinois exemplifies our fiscal foolishness by George Will August 10, 2016 Seated in his office here, wearing neither a necktie nor a frown, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is remarkably relaxed for someone at the epicenter of a crisis … Continue reading

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