Madigan calls for dismissal– Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan’s lawyers are calling on a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit filed by former campaign worker Alaina Hampton. Hampton alleges that while working under Madigan, she was sexually harassed by Madigan aide Kevin Quinn and when she tried to stop the harassment she was iced out of a job in Madigan’s political organization. The Associated Press reports that in a Tuesday filing, Madigan’s lawyers say she was wasn’t working for the Illinois Democratic Party at the time of the harassment, and no “employment relationship existed.” [Associated Press]

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