Mike Madigan Resigns As Illinois Democratic Party Chairman

The former Illinois House Speaker's resignation takes effect immediately.

Video Transcript

- Also breaking, former House Speaker Mike Madigan resigns. He's out as chairman of the Illinois Democratic Party. Madigan was first elected in that role 1998. He resigned his seat as state rep last Thursday. As you recall, vice chair and county clerk Karen Yarbrough will take over as interim until a new chair is named.