* Politico does a name dump…
New parlor game: If not Madigan, who can get 60 Democratic votes to become speaker? Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, chairperson of the State Government Administration committee, has already put her hat in the ring. Other names: Majority Leader Greg Harris, Assistant Majority Leader Kelly Burke, Appropriations-Public Safety Chairperson Kelly Cassidy, Assistant Majority Leader Will Davis, Deputy Majority Leader Jehan Gordon-Booth, Assistant Majority Leader Jay Hoffman, Executive Committee Chairperson Emanuel “Chris” Welch, and Energy and Environment Chairperson Ann Williams.
NBC 5 also mentioned some of the same folks.
OK, we’re going to try something different that was suggested by a reader yesterday, so please pay attention.
* The Question: Who will be the next House Speaker? Wrong answers only, please. And make sure to explain why those are “wrong” answers.