Political analyst Thom Serafin: ‘Mike Madigan may no longer be going to Springfield as a legislator, but he’s still very much in the job’

Anna Davlantes

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2004 file photo, then-U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., right, and then, Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, left, appear in the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. State Rep. Madigan, a Chicago Democrat who virtually set Illinois’ political agenda as House speaker before he was ousted last month, announced Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 that he is resigning his seat in the Legislature. Madigan once spoke disparagingly of then-U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, then sponsored legislation to erect Obama’s presidential library in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Seth Perlman File)

Political analyst Thom Serafin joins Anna to talk about the resignation of Michael Madigan from his Illinois House seat, who will succeed him in his district, how much he will still be a part of Democratic politics in Illinois, and what his resignation might mean to the ComEd investigation.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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