1. Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch to replace Michael Madigan as IL House speaker  WGN TV Chicago
  2. Michael Madigan out as Illinois House speaker, Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch is state's first Black speaker  Chicago Tribune
  3. End of an era: Democrats poised to elect Welch as Madigan's successor  FOX 2 St. Louis
  4. WELCH WATCH — CONGRESS TO VOTE ON IMPEACHMENT — TRUMP SIGN of the TIMES — UIHLEIN 'PATRIOT' CONNECTION  Politico
  5. Vote expected on new Illinois Democratic leader  WGN News
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois will now have a new House speaker for the first time in decades. House lawmakers in Springfield have elected Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch to replace Michael Madigan and become the first Black speaker of the House. Madigan released the following statement Wednesday after Welch was elected: “As I prepare to pass […]SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois will now have a new House speaker for the first time in decades. House lawmakers in Springfield have elected Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch to replace Michael Madigan and bec…

Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch to replace Michael Madigan as IL House speaker | WGN-TV

Michael Madigan out as Illinois House speaker, Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch is state's first Black speakerMichael Madigan out as Illinois House speaker, Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch is state's first Black speaker

Michael Madigan out as Illinois House speaker, Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch is state's first Black speaker - Chicago Tribune

WELCH WATCH — CONGRESS TO VOTE ON IMPEACHMENT — TRUMP SIGN of the TIMES — UIHLEIN ‘PATRIOT’ CONNECTION - POLITICO

Hillside Democrat Emanuel Chris Welch is the next speaker of the Illinois House, succeeding Mike Madigan, who has held the post for decades, ABC7's Craig Wall reports.Hillside Democrat Emanuel Chris Welch is the next speaker of the Illinois House, succeeding Mike Madigan, who has held the post for decades, ABC7's Craig Wall reports.

Rep. Chris Welch succeeds Mike Madigan as Illinois House speaker | abc7chicago.com

State Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch, 49, was first sworn in to the House in 2013 and will start his fifth term later Wednesday. He would be the 70th Speaker of the Illinois House and the first Black person to hold the position.State Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch, 49, was first sworn in to the House in 2013 and will start his fifth term later Wednesday. He would be the 70th Speaker of the Illinois House and the first Black person to hold the position.

Emanuel “Chris” Welch has the votes needed for the House speaker’s job - Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois House Democrats have thrown their support behind a Black legislator to take over as speaker, backing Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch to lead the chamber as Michael Madigan stepped aside from the job he’d held for nearly 40 yearsIllinois House Democrats have thrown their support behind a Black legislator to take over as speaker, backing Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch to lead the chamber as Michael Madigan stepped aside from the job he’d held for nearly 40 years

Illinois Democrats pick Welch for House speaker; Madigan out - The Washington Post

The Illinois House of Representatives was poised Wednesday to elect its first new speaker in decades in a vote that will mark a seismic shift of power in...The Illinois House of Representatives was poised Wednesday to elect its first new speaker in decades in a vote that will mark a seismic shift of power in Springfield, bringing the reign of longtime Speaker Michael Madigan to an end.

Watch Live: Illinois House Poised to Elect First New Speaker in Decades, Replacing Mike Madigan – NBC Chicago

Democrats in the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to anoint state Rep.Democrats in the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to anoint state Rep.

Illinois Democrats oust longest-serving state House speaker in US history | TheHill

Democrats in the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to anoint state Rep.Democrats in the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to anoint state Rep.

Illinois Democrats oust longest-serving state House speaker in US history | TheHill

On the eve of his 50th anniversary in the Illinois General Assembly Tuesday night, House Speaker Mike Madigan’s apparent replacement, State Rep. ChrisOn the eve of his 50th anniversary in the Illinois General Assembly Tuesday night, House Speaker Mike Madigan’s apparent replacement, State Rep. Chris

Chris Welch Set To Become First Black House Speaker As Madigan Fades Out | NPR Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WREX) — Rep. Emanuel 'Chris' Welch will be the next Illinois House Speaker after he secured 69 votes in the final caucus vote. Rep. Welch replaces Speaker Mike Madigan who has served in the speaker role for decades. Madigan was the longest-serving leader of any state or federal legislative body. I can confirm

Rep. Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch elected as new Illinois House Speaker to replace Madigan

In the race to replace Mike Madigan as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, things are beginning to shake out, but deal making continues behind the scenes.Things are beginning to shake out in the race to replace Mike Madigan as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, but deal making continues behind the scenes.

Who will replace Mike Madigan as Illinois House speaker? Chris Welch, Ann Williams, Jay Hoffman join race | abc7chicago.com