NBC 5 Political Editor Carol Marin has covered former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Illinois politics for decades. She breaks down the events surrounding Blagojevich’s release.
Investigations into misconduct by Illinois lawmakers should be confidential and free of oversight, particularly from legislators themselves, the General Assembly’s watchdog said Thursday.
Multiple state lawmakers and two women at the center of high-profile sexual harassment cases in Illinois are calling for an investigation into a bombshell report that emerged Tuesday alleging that a powerful lobbyist in Speaker Michael Madigan’s inner circle once advocated for a state employee via email by saying he “kept his mouth shut” on an unspecified rape.