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Lots of Conflict Over Relatively Little Money in Democrats’ Race for Illinois AG

ICPR’s Executive Director Sarah Brune was quoted in this article.

Via – The Chicago Sun Times

“Compared to the battle of the billionaires for Illinois governor, the eight Democratic candidates vying to become attorney general are relying on chump change to fuel their campaigns.

Yet the shortage of digits in their fundraising totals hasn’t kept campaign cash from becoming a focal point of the race.

At nearly every get-together for three months, the candidates have traded accusations over the propriety of special interest money, unlimited contributions and self-funders in a campaign for a job that arguably requires the highest level of ethics — the state’s top legal officer.”

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