Madigan Picked To Lead Democrats Again

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 04/23 2014 11:58AM

Updated 04/23 2014 11:59AM

WTVO/WQRF - House Speaker Michael Madigan isn't leaving his post anytime soon.

The democrat was chosen almost unanimously to serve a fifth term as chairman for the Illinois Democratic party.  Sen. Michael Noland (D-Elgin) was the only one to vote against Madigan's appointment, but he declined to say why.

Since 1983, Madigan only missed two years serving as House Speaker.

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