State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit on why she’s challenging Mike Madigan for Illinois House Speaker: ‘We need to have a much higher standard of principle and ethics for those individuals in very high leadership positions in the state’

Anna Davlantes

FILE – In this April 18, 2013, file photo, Illinois state Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit, D-Oswego, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor during session at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Republican members of a committee investigating influence-peddling at the state Capitol insisted Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, that subpoenas be issued to reluctant witnesses they want to question, including House Speaker Michael Madigan, the focus of the probe. Kifowit, a member of Madigan’s caucus, made known her quest to take the gavel from the 78-year-old Madigan when his term expires in January. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Illinois State Representative Stephanie Kifowit (D-Oswego) joins Anna to talk about her plans to run against House Speaker Michael Madigan for his leadership post after the new Illinois General Assembly is sworn in next year.

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