Speaker Madigan again busts the caps on his personal campaign account
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 - Posted by Rich Miller
* The Illinois House Speaker contributed $100,001 today to Friends of Michael J. Madigan. Under state law, his personal committee can now accept unlimited contributions. Madigan did the same thing in 2018, but that was in the months leading up to the general election. Click here for the fresh A-1.
As we’ve already discussed, Madigan’s been spending a lot of money on legal fees this year. But this is also probably a good indication that he’s serious about expanding his partisan margin and protecting his members next year - in both the primary and general elections.
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