Mike Flannery

Mike Flannery

Political Editor

Mike Flannery is the political editor at FOX 32 News.

Previously, he covered politics at CBS 2 Chicago for 30 years.

Flannery grew up in Washington, D.C., and graduated from Georgetown University. He covered politics and labor for the Chicago Sun-Times for seven years before transitioning to TV in 1980.

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Debate continues over 2nd coronavirus relief bill

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin on the Senate floor Tuesday denounced a Republican plan for the next round of coronavirus relief. Republicans responded that a plan already approved by House Democrats is just too expensive.

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Duckworth in the running for Biden's VP pick

Joe Biden is indicating he may wait another week or two to pick his running mate, which means the women vying for the vice-presidential nomination will face more scrutiny, including Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth.