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IL House Speaker Michael Madigan’s Right-Hand Man Timothy Mapes Indicted


Federal prosecutors announced they had indicted a man who had long been former House Speaker Michael Madigan’s right-hand man, Timothy Mapes. Timothy Mapes was Madigan’s chief of staff. He was also clerk of the Illinois House, and director of the Democratic Party of Illinois. But more than that, Mapes was a gatekeeper for Madigan, and by many accounts he relished the role.

The 21st got the latest on the criminal charges against Timothy Mapes with a WBEZ state politics reporter.


Tony Arnold, state politics reporter, WBEZ-FM


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