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Springsteen may have a bestseller, but who’s the real “Boss” in Illinois?

Jan 07, 2017

MADELEINE DOUBEK: Hi, Matt. It’s been awhile. Hope your holidays were good. I got the Boss book for Christmas. Haven’t read it yet, cause, ya know, by now, I feel like I know the real Boss inside and out. The Illinois Republicans, of course, are making a living out of calling House Speaker Mike Madigan “Boss Madigan” now. I still prefer the Velvet Hammer for a nickname.

He’s being re-elected next week even though he’s had quite a losing streak. Whaddya think?

MATT DIETRICH: Happy new year, Madeleine. By “Boss book,” I assume you are talking about the Bruce…

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