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Madigan wins court battle against referendums

Illinois Speaker House Michael Madigan D-Chicago speaks lawmakers while House floor during sessiIllinois State Capitol Friday May  30 2014

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Friday, May 30, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) ORG XMIT: ILSP116

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Updated: July 29, 2014 6:13AM

In a win for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, a Cook County judge on Friday ruled in favor of a lawsuit that aimed to stop two referendums on the November ballot — one that would impose term limits, the other that would change the state's redistricting process. READ MORE.

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