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Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Indicted on Federal Racketeering and Bribery Charges

Michael Madigan indicted. (Credit: CBS Chicago / YouTube / MGN)

Chicago, IL-(ENEWSPF)- A federal grand jury in Chicago Wednesday indicted former Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives MICHAEL J. MADIGAN on racketeering and bribery charges for allegedly using his official position to corruptly solicit and receive personal financial rewards for himself and his associates.

The 22-count indictment accuses Madigan of leading for nearly a decade a criminal enterprise whose purpose was to enhance Madigan’s political power and financial . . .

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