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Alexi Giannoulias

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  • Giannoulias unsure about special Senate election

     
    Posted by Kristen Schorsch at 4:30 p.m. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias said Sunday he's unsure if he would run in a special election to fill for eight weeks the Senate seat now held by Roland Burris. If the......
  • Special election for Burris Senate seat close to resolution

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 6:30 p.m. A federal court judge could rule as early as Thursday on a plan that would require voters to cast two votes for U.S. senator on the Nov. 2 ballot — one for an......
  • Senate name calling escalates

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 3:48 p.m. A media conference call by a top political adviser to President Obama today began an escalation of name calling in the state’s already hot U.S. Senate race between Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican......
  • Poll watch: Dems find glimmers of hope

     
    by Mike Memoli Democrats are, with appropriate perspective, pointing to a handful of polls this week that they say indicates the political climate is at worst stabilizing, and at best beginning to improve for their Congressional candidates this year....
  • Obama to headline Giannoulias fundraiser

     
    Posted by John Chase at 6:32 p.m. President Barack Obama will headline a Chicago fundraiser on Aug. 5 for Democrat Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias, his campaign announced today. The fundraiser announcement, which was confirmed by the White House, comes...
  • Giannoulias trails Kirk in fundraising by wide margin

     
    Posted by John Chase at 9:38 a.m.; updated at 5:03 p.m. Despite fundraising help from members of President Barack Obama's administration, including Vice President Joe Biden, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias has about one-quarter the...
  • Giannoulias likes Kagan for Supreme Court, Kirk cautious

     
    Posted by John Chase at 5:47 p.m. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias today offered his full support for President Barack Obama's nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, but Republican opponent Mark Kirk said not...
  • Election season drinking game

     
    Every time you hear State Sen. Bill Brady, the GOP candidate for governor, refer to the "Blagojevich-Quinn administration," down a shot. Brady surely knows that Gov. Pat Quinn, though he was lieutenant governor under Rod Blagojevich, had nothing to do.......
  • Palin talks about immigration, oil spill

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 9:30 p.m. Only moments after taking the stage tonight at the Rosemont Theatre, former Alaska governor and conservative firebrand Sarah Palin took on officials of Highland Park High School for canceling a trip to Arizona......
  • Axelrod raising money for Giannoulias

     
    by Mike Memoli One month after Vice President Biden pitched in, White House senior adviser David Axelrod will headline an event on behalf of Alexi Giannoulias, who is running to keep Barack Obama's former Senate seat in Democratic hands. The......
  • Business groups backs Kirk for Senate over Giannoulias

     
    Posted by John Chase at 3:46 p.m. While it wasn’t a surprise, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce today endorsed Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk, saying the North Shore congressman has a depth of experience and history of bipartisanship to help......
  • Senate candidate Giannoulias says White House support on the way

     
    Posted by John Chase at 12:35 p.m. Continuing to deflect notions that President Barack Obama isn’t backing him, Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias announced today two White House officials will be coming to Illinois next month to campaign for...