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Giffords, G-PAC endorse Raoul for AG

CHICAGO –  Kwame Raoul, Democratic candidate for attorney general, was endorsed today by Giffords, a gun violence prevention group founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, and the Gun Violence Prevention Political Action Committee, which supports candidates who work to end the gun violence epidemic. Raoul issued the following statement:   “I’m deeply grateful for […]

What would Erika do?

CHICAGO – Republican Erika Harold frequently dodges questions by claiming her personal views don’t matter because if elected Attorney General, she would simply “enforce the law.” However, attorneys general make decisions every day that go well beyond simple law enforcement. AGs have prosecutorial discretion, the responsibility to decide whether to get involved in a matter, and to what extent. In […]

Kim Foxx joins Planned Parenthood to Support Kwame Raoul for Attorney General

CHICAGO – Abortion has been front and center at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings this week, and the future of Roe v. Wade is at risk if Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court. Today, Planned Parenthood Illinois Action PAC (PPIA PAC) and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx joined to support Kwame Raoul as Illinois’ next Attorney […]

Raoul lauds agreement on gun-pointing in CPD consent decree

CHICAGO – Kwame Raoul, Democratic candidate for attorney general, issued the following statement on the reported agreement on a key aspect of the Chicago Police Department consent decree: a protocol for documenting every instance in which an officer points a gun at someone. “As the consent decree moves closer to its final form, I am encouraged […]

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