At least 16 Democrats elected to serve in the Illinois House beginning in January have said they will not back Speaker Michael Madigan after being implicated in multiple court filings alleging a bribery scheme with ComEd that lasted for nearly a decade. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern reports.
A former ComEd vice president has been charged with bribery conspiracy, the first criminal charge tied to a federal probe that has implicated House Speaker Michael Madigan. The one-count criminal information document charging Fidel Marquez became public late Friday, the Chicago Tribune reported. Federal prosecutors in July said the electric utility agreed to pay $200 million to resolve a federal criminal investigation into...