Cook County Dems. Ask: Have you been accused of sexual harassment?

Nov 6, 2017

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? 

Illinois State Sen. Kwame Raoul makes his pitch for to be the Democratic candidate for State Attorney General during the Cook County Democratic endorsement sessions Friday in Chicago. Cook County's Democratic Party decided to endorse Sen. Raoul over Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
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One-by-one, here’s how six Democratic men running for Illinois attorney general answered that question of whether they’ve been accused of sexually harassing someone.

QUINN: No.

GOLDSTEIN: No.

RUIZ: No I have not.

RAOUL: No.

DRURY: I have not.

MARIOTTI: I have not.

Those were Pat Quinn, Aaron Goldstein, Jesse Ruiz, Kwame Raoul, Scott Drury, and Renato Mariotti.

Here’s how Democrats - Nancy Rotering and Sharon Fairley - answered the same question.

ROTERING: Me? No. Have I ever dealt with it? Lots.

FAIRLEY: No. But I can say me too.

Both of the women running for the Democratic Party’s nomination said they have been subjected to it.

The Cook County Democratic Party Fri. endorsed State Senator Kwame Raoul in his bid for Illinois Attorney General.