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Alexi Giannoulias

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  • Senate poll: Giannoulias, Kirk neck and neck

    Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk are wounded rivals running neck and neck for the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows. After a bruising summer of controversies, both major party...
  • Blagojevich trial will spotlight worst elements of state's political culture

    Blagojevich trial will spotlight worst elements of state's political culture
    Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal corruption trial will feature prosecutors feeding voters a steady reminder of the worst elements of Illinois' political culture — allegations that money, insider influence and personal interest drive public...
  • Trial overshadows swearing-in

    SPRINGFIELD -- 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...
  • 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......
  • 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........
  • Weeks in review

     
    CapitolView: "Moderator John Patterson and the panel discuss what's left on the General Assembly's 'to do' list before session ends, including why you need to buy your monkey now. Panel: Charlie Wheeler, Public Affairs Reporting Program, University of...
  • 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.......