Lawmakers Demand Investigation Of 'Rape In Champaign' Email
January 15, 2020
By JERRY NOWICKI
Capitol News Illinois
Lawmakers from both parties are calling for an investigation of a 2012 email exchange between a government insider and then-Gov. Pat Quinn's staff regarding a possible cover-up of rape and other criminal activity.
The bombshell report was published Tuesday by Chicago National Public Radio affiliate WBEZ-FM detailing emails from former Commonwealth Edison lobbyist Michael McClain and Quinn's staff. WBEZ reported that McClain - a close confidant of Illinois Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan - "sought leniency" for a state worker facing disciplina...