Alaina Hampton holds a news conference in 2017 to announce she has asked city officials to investigate whether Ald. Marty Quinn (13) failed to stop sexual harassment in the 13th Ward’s political organization. [AD Quig, The Daily Line]

Democratic political operative Alaina Hampton shook up Springfield politics last year when she accused a top aide to House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) of sexual harassment, and subsequently sued four of Madigan’s operations — the Democratic Party of Illinois and three of his political funds: Friends of Michael J. Madigan, Democratic Majority and the 13th Ward Democratic Organization — alleging retaliation for “asserting her rights to be free from unlawful harassment and a sexually hostile work environment by failing to hire her to work as a political consultant for the 2018 campaign cycle.”

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