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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East Peoria mayor planning to reopen city on Friday

The governor is saying "not so fast" to a central Illinois mayor defying the stay-at-home order. Pritzker warns business owners in East Peoria could lose their state licenses and even their insurance coverage.