Chris Kennedy announces running mate in race for Governor

CHICAGO - Democratic candidate for Governor Chis Kennedy announced his running mate Thursday morning. 

Ra Joy is Kennedy's pick for Lieutenant Governor. He's the executive director of Change Illinois, a non-partisan group devoted to political and government reform. 

Joy's son, Xavier, was killed 3 months ago, apparently by someone trying to steal his cell phone. Joy says his son's death played a role in his decision to join the race. 

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