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U.S. Attorney: Lawmakers free to pursue Madigan probe U.S. Attorney: Lawmakers free to pursue Madigan probe

U.S. Attorney: Lawmakers free to pursue Madigan probe

Illinois lawmakers are free to pursue their own investigation into House Speaker Michael Madigan’s role in a bribery scheme involving utility giant Commonwealth Edison, as long as they don’t specifically ask witnesses what information they’ve shared with federal investigators or a federal grand jury.

Illinois won’t take part in Trump’s payroll tax deferral program Illinois won’t take part in Trump’s payroll tax deferral program

Illinois won’t take part in Trump’s payroll tax deferral program

Illinois plans to continue withholding federal payroll taxes on behalf of its 62,000 employees despite a program President Trump launched in August that allows workers to defer paying those taxes through the end of the year.

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The U.S. Attorney's office has given the Special Investigating Committee a green light to pursue its probe into Speaker Michael Madigan's role in the ComEd bribery case. Rep. Tom Demmer, the ranking Republican on the panel, discusses what's next. Plus, a roundtable discussion of the 2020 Census and the state of the coronavirus pandemic.

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