Peoria Public Radio Staff
Wed September 18, 2013
Schimpf discusses why he wants Attorney General job
That's kept big-name Republicans from challenging her, leaving the field open for Paul Schimpf. He retired this spring after 20 years in the Marine Corps, first as an infantry officer, then a lawyer. Illinois Public Radio's Brian Mackey speaks with Schimpf about the challenges of running against Madigan, the attorney general's role in solving the pension problem, and HIS role in prosecuting Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. We begin by asking why Schimpf wants the job.