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  • 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.......
  • Three `Oh, Gee!' awards, one honorary

     
    An "Oh Gee!" award to Gov. Pat Quinn for pronouncing the last name of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias as "gee-uh-NEW-luss" and another to WTTW-Channel 11 "Chicago Week in Review" host Joel Weisman for repeatedly making the same error......
  • Oh, Gee! Et tu, Prof. Green?

     
    Roosevelt University political scientist and quote machine Paul Green today earned a special place in my Oh Gee Award Winners Hall of Fame when he corrected a WGN-AM 720 listener who actually pronounced the last name of state treasurer and......
  • The perils of the `repeal!' strategy

     
    North Shore Republican Mark Kirk may live to regret having recently vowed to run to repeal the health care bill that just passed Congress as he challenges Democratic state treasurer Alexi Giannoulias for the U.S. Senate seat this fall. As......
  • Can Giannoulias take a hint? Evidently not

     
    In Bank failure a nail in Giannoulias’ campaign, Rick Pearson and John Chase report about the White House's evident lack of enthusiasm for the U.S. Senate candidacy of Democratic nominee Alexi Giannoulias, the state Treasurer. The warning signs came...
  • Alexi's woes, another view

     
    RIch Miller begs to differ with my post yesterday on Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias: People were telling Giannoulias to get off the ticket four years ago when he ran for treasurer against Speaker Madigan’s choice. He kept moving........
  • Christopher Kennedy Considering Run for U.S. Senate

    (WGN-AM) - A son of the late Robert F. Kennedy is considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama, the latest member of his family dynasty to take a stab at politics. The seat Christopher Kennedy is interested in is now...
  • What's next for Blagojevich? Resignation?

    -------------------- The possible scenarios: He quits | | He's removed | He stays | Special election -------------------- Who has called for resignation: •President-elect Barack Obama (D) •U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D) •Lt. Gov....
  • Fundraiser seeks immunity in Blagojevich probe

    Fundraiser seeks immunity in Blagojevich probe
    A key figure in Gov. Rod Blagojevich's alleged scheme to sell a U.S. Senate seat has sought immunity from federal authorities in return for his cooperation in their ongoing probe, the Tribune has learned. Raghuveer P. Nayak, an Oak Brook businessman...
  • Trial overshadows swearing-in

    Trial overshadows swearing-in
    Gov. Rod Blagojevich invoked Abraham Lincoln's wartime plea of "malice toward none" Wednesday as he opened a new session of the Illinois Senate, which immediately began preparations for an impeachment trial that could remove him from office. Making his...
  • Quinn wants Burris out

    Quinn wants Burris out
    Support for U.S. Sen. Roland Burris crumbled from Illinois to Washington on Friday as top Democrats pushed for his ouster: Gov. Pat Quinn called for his resignation, his chief of staff walked out the door and the White House urged him to use the weekend...