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Moseley-Braun, Carol, 1947-

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    • Carol Elizabeth
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    • Braun, Carol Moseley-, 1947-
    • Moseley, Carol, 1947-
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    • found: Carrigan, M. Carol Moseley-Braun, 1994:CIP galley (Carol Moseley; b. 08-14-47, Chicago; grad. Univ. of Chicago Law School, 1972; married Michael Braun, 1973; elected to the U.S. Senate, 1992)
    • found: Her Shared prosperity through partnership, 1996title page (Carol Moseley-Braun)
    • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, Sept. 25, 2013(Moseley Braun, Carol, a Senator from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., August 16, 1947; educated in Chicago public schools; graduated, University of Illinois 1969; graduated, University of Chicago School of Law 1972; admitted to the Illinois bar in Chicago 1973; prosecutor, office of the United States Attorney, Chicago 1973-1977; member and assistant majority leader, Illinois house of representatives 1978-1988; recorder of deeds, Cook County, Ill., 1988-1992; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1992, and served from January 3, 1993, to January 3, 1999; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1998; ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, December 15, 1999-2001; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for president in 2004; entrepreneur; is a resident of Chicago, Ill., Atlanta, Ga., and Union Springs, Ala.)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 25, 2013(Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun (born August 16, 1947), is an American politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999. She was the first and only African-American woman elected to the United States Senate, the first African-American U.S. Senator for the Democratic Party, the first woman to defeat an incumbent U.S. Senator in an election, and the first and only female Senator from Illinois)
    • found: Black Women in America, Second Edition, accessed February 27, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Moseley Braun, Carol; US senator, presidential candidate; born 16 August 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States; political science major at the University of Illinois at Chicago (1968); Juris Doctorate at the University of Chicago Law School (1972); assistant US attorney in the US Attorney's Office in Chicago (1973-1977); state representative in the Illinois General Assembly (1978-1988); first African American assistant majority leader in the general assembly, as well as floor leader for then-Chicago mayor Harold Washington; first African American elected to executive position as recorder of deeds and registrar of titles for Cook County (1988); first African American woman and first African American Democrat elected to the US Senate, becoming a symbol of both racial and gender diversity (1992-1998); consulting position with the US Department of Education (1999); US ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa (1999); honors include, two Best Legislator Awards from the Independent Voters of Illinois (1980, 1982))
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