Tag: Mike Madigan

Mike Madigan Takes Swipe At Pat Quinn Over Taxes

This is clearly opposite day. In an interview, I asked Mr. Madigan if he agrees that Mr. Quinn has “a mandate” to boost taxes, since Mr. Quinn proposed that during the campaign and won, and GOP challenger Bill Brady opposed it and lost. Mr. Madigan replied that talk of a mandate is overblown. “If (the... Read more »

It's Morning In America, Bitches.

Or afternoon. Whatever. I don’t even care. Actually, I sort of do, but I am as hungover as you can possibly be without consuming any alcohol. I even sound like Judy Baar Topinka. Go figure. Personally, I’m still digesting what happened last night, and what continues to happen in the hallowed halls of Brady HQ.... Read more »

Madigan Throws The First Stone

In the event Alexi Giannoulias gets elected, House Speaker Michael Madigan would like you to know that he’s not a fan. Powerful Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan today had a bit of a chuckle at the expense of Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias. Asked if the problems at the Giannoulias family-owned Broadway Bank would... Read more »