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Alexi Giannoulias

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  • Romney: Sells houses, scrubs for '12?

     
    by Mark Silva "Mitt Romney doesn't have a job for the first time in his adult life,'' writes our friend Glenn Johnson, a political writer who has followed the wanderings of the former Massachusetts governor for some time. "That hardly......
  • Kennedy for Senate? (Illinois this time)

     
    by Mark Silva and Dan P. Blake, updated at 5:15: pm EDT Could there be another Kennedy in the Senate? It's a big name, Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley notes. A spokeswoman for Chris Kennedy, president of the Merchandise Mart in......
  • Could Gitmo topple Democrats in Illinois?

     
    Only 15 months ago, President Obama carried his home state of Illinois with 62% of the vote against Republican John McCain's 37%. Now, the incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn -- who came in after Rod Blagojevich was impeached -- is in......
  • In Illinois, it's Kirk (R) vs Giannoulias (D) for Obama's former Senate seat

     
    It's Republican House member vs. Democrat state treasurer for the Senate. And close races in gubernatorial primaries....
  • Illinois: National proving grounds open

     
    by Mark Silva and updated This was Barack Obama's seat. The nation's longest-running 2010 Senate race -- with a field set Tuesday in Illinois' early party primaries, Democrat Alexi Giannoulias vs. Republican Mark Kirk -- will quickly become a national.......
  • Quinn: Never mind

    Just days after Gov. Pat Quinn established a two-week time frame for U.S. Sen. Roland Burris to give up his seat or risk facing a special election that could remove him, the state's chief executive backed down Monday and said it was time to "move on."...
  • Giannoulias seeks to blunt damage, says family bank likely to fail

     
    Posted by John Chase at 3:33 p.m.; updated at 4:44 p.m. with audio link Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias sought to blunt a potentially damaging political issue today about questions regarding his involvement in his family’s...
  • Kirk says fate of Giannoulias family bank will be issue for Senate voters

     
    UPDATED by Rick Pearson at 3:40 p.m. - Giannoulias camp calls Kirk criticism "outlandish"; originally posted by Rick Pearson at 1:25 p.m. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk said today the fate of his Democratic rival’s family bank should be........
  • Mayor Richard Daley defends Desiree Rogers

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 2:27 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today defended White House social secretary Desiree Rogers, who's leaving the job after being criticized for an incident where two uninvited guests crashed a state dinner in November. It wasn't......
  • State regulator recuses himself from Giannoulias bank oversight

     
    Posted by John Chase at 1:50 p.m. The head of the state agency that regulates banks said today he will recuse himself from matters involving the struggling family bank of U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias because he once worked as......
  • Daley to aldermen: Hands off the inspector general

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 1:42 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today said aldermen are free to broker whatever deal they want to create an office with the power to police the City Council, but they shouldn't tamper with the current......
  • Giannoulias campaign feels need to stress Obama support

     
    Posted by John Chase at 5:58 p.m. It’s usually understood that a Democratic president supports his party’s candidates for office, especially when the nominee in question is running for the U.S. Senate seat the president himself once held. But today......