By Hannah Meisel
* First there’s this Sun-Times story (don’t miss the photo or its caption)…
Cicero town president pulled into primary rival’s election suit against Madigan
An unlikely figure is surfacing in a federal lawsuit that accuses House Speaker Mike Madigan of winning elections by recruiting “sham” candidates to dilute the opposition vote:
Cicero Town President Larry Dominick.
And it apparently hasn’t been easy for unsuccessful Madigan primary challenger Jason Gonzales to pull Dominick into the heated case.
According to a motion filed Thursday, a man who tried to deliver a subpoena to get Dominick to sit for a deposition said he wound up being arrested by Cicero Police and left shivering in a room with the air conditioning cranked up — after he had been forced to remove his shirt.
There’s a lot more weirdness deeper in the story.
* Then there are these two dispatches from the Trib’s Jason Meisner…