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11.25.2009

steve kim running for illinois attorney general

In Illinois, Republican businessman Steve Kim is running for Attorney General in 2010 against two-time incumbent Lisa Madigan, who is seeking re-election to the post she has held since 2003: Illinois Races: Steve Kim for Attorney General.

Kim is the first Asian American to run for statewide office in Illinois as a Republican. He currently works as a legal adviser for small businesses and was a former adviser to Gov. Jim Edgar. Kim has also held executive positions with the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, AT&T and Time Warner Cable.