The Candidates: Former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun

In 1992, Carol Moseley Braun of Illinois became the first African-American woman to win election to the U.S. Senate. In the third in a series of Morning Edition interviews with Democratic presidential candidates, Moseley Braun discusses her opposition to the Iraq war and her desire to rebuild America — physically and spiritually. Read an analysis of her candidacy by NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin and hear an extended version of the interview at npr.org.

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