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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? 

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Today, the Cook County Democratic Party officially endorsed J-B Pritzker’s campaign for Illinois governor ahead of next year’s primary.

Pritzker says he doesn’t need the party’s money - the billionaire has already given his own campaign more than $21 million dollars. But the endorsement means organizational help and his name on mailers.

Pritzker addressed Cook County Democratic officials this morning (FRI).

PRITZKER: Like no other candidate in this race, I am focused on building up the party, uniting the Democratic Party.

Chicago-area Democratic leaders have thrown their support behind a challenger to embattled Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, who has been facing heavy criticism over her office's handling of alleged police misconduct cases.

The Cook County Democratic Party has declined to endorse four-term county court clerk Dorothy Brown for re-election amid reports of a federal investigation.