Madigan leadership is the key to protecting police: Opinion
By Ray Hanania
This week, Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan withdraw his name as a contender to remain in that powerful position and instead urged the Democratic caucus to put together the 60 votes needed to elect a new speaker.
Some see it as a surrender by Madigan, who is probably one of the most brilliant politicians to come out of Illinois since Abraham Lincoln. Others see it as a clever political strategy. Step back and…