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Lisa Madigan

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  • Kass: Oh Lisa, save us!

    Kass: Oh Lisa, save us!
      If only we lived in a comic book, instead of the corrupt, windswept political wasteland now known to taxpayers as Madiganistan, we'd know just what to do: We'd go up on top of the Tribune Tower, flick on a switch, activate a giant spotlight and...
  • Feel that sting? It's the power brokers slapping you

    Feel that sting? It's the power brokers slapping you
    When human beings are slapped in the mouth, again and again, by a political class that laughs at them, at least one thing should happen. Those getting slapped should have the decency to wince. So wince, Chumbolone Nation. Wince. Because they're...
  • Quinn, Madigan have chilly interaction in hot governor race

    Quinn, Madigan have chilly interaction in hot governor race
    The temperature inside the manufacturing facility was warm, but the interaction between Gov. Pat Quinn and Attorney General Lisa Madigan was chilly during a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at Navistar’s new truck and engine testing center in...
  • Lisa Madigan takes pass on governor's race

    Lisa Madigan takes pass on governor's race
    For months, Attorney General Lisa Madigan and her father, House Speaker Michael Madigan, brushed aside the notion that it would be a conflict of interest if she served as governor while he continued to run the General Assembly. But on Monday, she...
  • Ousted Metra chief agrees to face questions from RTA board

    Ousted Metra chief agrees to face questions from RTA board
    Ousted Metra CEO Alex Clifford has agreed to face questions about his controversial departure, a move that could allow him to explain allegations that his downfall was directly connected to his refusal to grant House Speaker Michael Madigan's patronage...
  • Don't cry for Princess Lisa. She'll be OK.

     Don't cry for Princess Lisa. She'll be OK.
    Poor Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. She's apparently suffering from Logic Deficit Disorder, even as her father, Boss Madigan, is mired in the $700,000 Metra hush-money scandal that has been taken apart in the past few weeks by the Tribune. Lisa...
  • Excellent iDea -- Coordinated crackdown on smartphone thefts is long overdue

     
    Friday's print column My Wednesday column focused on an extraordinary story — the heroism of a 51-year-old Northwest Side man who chased down an alleged thief near the lakefront on July 4 after he said he saw the man victimize......
  • A public look at patronage

    A public look at patronage
    In 2011, when Alex Clifford was brought to Chicago from Los Angeles to fix Metra, the commuter rail operation, someone neglected to warn him about the way things are done here. Or if someone did, Clifford — an experienced transportation...
  • Lisa Madigan won't say if father ever asked her to hire someone

    Lisa Madigan won't say if father ever asked her to hire someone
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan brushed aside questions Wednesday about whether her father, powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan, has ever asked her to hire or give a raise to someone and also denied she misled campaign donors when raising...
  • Metra scandal tarnishes Madigan brand, Lisa's future

    Metra scandal tarnishes Madigan brand, Lisa's future
    For years it's been my sense that the Madigan name doesn't send chills down the spines of average Illinois residents. Despite the yeoman's effort of print and broadcast pundits to portray veteran Democratic state House Speaker Michael Madigan as the...
  • Businessman with links to Blago, Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to fraud

    Businessman with links to Blago, Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to fraud
    Raghuveer Nayak, an influential Chicago businessman who figured in the downfalls of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich and ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., pleaded guilty today in his own criminal case to federal fraud charges related to a string of surgery...
  • Problem Solver: Passing through Tollway proves costly

     Problem Solver: Passing through Tollway proves costly
    In all, John Kuntz and his family traveled more than 5,000 miles on their summer road trip, hitting Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado and Grand Teton in Wyoming. It was, the Akron, Ohio, resident said, a good trip. Except for a small glitch in...