Kwame Raoul was born in Chicago to Haitian immigrants. Kwame started his legal career nearly 25 years ago as a prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, practiced as a labor and employment attorney for the City Colleges of Chicago, and currently serves as a partner in the health law group of Quarles & Brady. In 2004, Kwame was appointed to fill the vacancy left in the legislature by former State Senator Barack Obama’s election to the U.S. Senate. Since then, he’s been a leading voice at the state Capitol for equal rights, criminal justice reform, and access to healthcare.
Kwame Raoul talks why he's running in this election and how he views the Office of Attorney General in an increasingly partisan age.
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