Madigan, McClain enter not guilty pleas 23-count indictment alleges bribery schemes involving ComEd, AT&T
November 10, 2022
–Capitol News Illinois
Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and his longtime political ally Michael McClain entered not guilty pleas Tuesday to bribery and corruption charges involving utility giant Commonwealth Edison and telecommunications company AT&T Illinois.
Both were charged previously in the ComEd scandal, but federal prosecutors last month added new charges involving AT&T after that company entered a deferred prosecution agreement and agreed to pay a $23 million fine.
ComEd entered a similar agreement in July 2020 and agreed to pay a $200 million fine.
In those agreement...