Kwame Raoul

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In the wake of two high profile mass shootings this month, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul's office is making gun violence prosecutions a priority. A leader of the Illinois House, meanwhile, said new gun legislation will be on the table during the next legislative session.

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Illinois reached an agreement this week with a suburban Chicago cleaning facility that was releasing toxins into the air at unsafe levels. But attorneys representing residents who live near the plant aren’t happy with it.

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The Illinois State Rifle Association is challenging a law requiring more oversight for firearms dealers. 

Former President Barack Obama is endorsing Democrat J.B. Pritzker for Illinois governor. He's also backing Kwame Raoul for attorney general and three Illinois Democrats looking to unseat GOP congressmen.

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  CHICAGO - The Democratic Illinois attorney general candidates vying for their party's nomination are vowing to fight policies enacted by President Donald Trump's administration, including on immigration and marijuana.

Seven of eight Democrats participated Monday in one of the first forums before the March primary. The candidates discussed their views supporting legalizing marijuana and Illinois' immigrant-friendly laws.

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The Cook County Democratic Party Fri. invited every Democratic candidate running for Illinois Attorney General to address the question at the top of the news lately: Have you ever been accused of sexual harassment? 

Jesse Ruiz Enters the Fold for Attorney General

Oct 18, 2017

Chicago Park District President Jesse Ruiz announced he’s running for Illinois Attorney General Wednesday.

Kwame Raoul not entering governor’s race

Aug 29, 2013
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A potential Democratic challenger for Illinois governor has taken himself out of contention.  State Senator Kwame Raoul had been flirting with a run for nearly a month. But he ended that Thursday. IPR’ Brian Mackey has more: