Illinois AG Lisa Madigan won't run for re-election

CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she will not seek re-election for a fifth term in 2018.

The Chicago Democrat announced Friday in a statement that she felt it was time to seek a "new challenge".

Illinois House Speaker and father, Michael Madigan, said in a statement that his daughter has always stood up for what's right and he's proud of her personal and professional accomplishments.