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Lisa Madigan was sexually harassed at work, book reveals

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan

The state’s attorney in Cook County says in a new book that she was sexually harassed while working as a prosecutor.

Among the subjects of the book “No, My Place” by Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Madigan is among the women profiled in the collection of stories about women in Illinois politics and their encounters with sexism, harassment and misconduct while working. Madigan said she had “unwelcome comments, advances, touching and stalking” in her career.