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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2014, file photo, University of Illinois Board of Trustees Chairman Chris Kennedy, listens during a trustees meeting in Urbana, Ill. Hanah Jubeh, a Kennedy campaign adviser, said Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, that the businessman and the son of the late US Senator and Attorney General Robert Kennedy, will run for Illinois governor in 2018. (Rick Danzl/The News-Gazette via AP, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2014, file photo, University of Illinois Board of Trustees Chairman Chris Kennedy, listens during a trustees meeting in Urbana, Ill. Hanah Jubeh, a Kennedy campaign adviser, said Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, that the businessman and the son of the late US Senator and Attorney General Robert Kennedy, will run for Illinois governor in 2018. (Rick Danzl/The News-Gazette via AP, File)

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Illinois businessman Chris Kennedy, son of Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of US President John F. Kennedy, will join the state's Democratic race for governor.

Chris Kennedy running for governor of Illinois

Illinois businessman Chris Kennedy, son of Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of US President John F. Kennedy, will join the state's Democratic race for governor.