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  • As Senate campaign heats up, Giannoulias family races to avoid collapse of its bank

    As Senate campaign heats up, Giannoulias family races to avoid collapse of its bank
    The clock is ticking, and the real estate deals gone south are piling up, at Broadway Bank, the lending institution owned by the family of U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias. Many U.S. banks are struggling amid the worst financial crisis since the...
  • 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......
  • 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.......
  • 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......
  • Giannoulias, Kirk spar over military past

     
    Rep. Mark Kirk, the GOP candidate for Senate in Illinois. (AP/Charles Rex Arbogast) by Rick Pearson The issue of character came to the fore Memorial Day in the U.S. Senate race as Democrat Alexi Giannoulias accused Republican Mark Kirk......
  • Coincidence or cover-up?

     
    Upon a recent review of my records, I found that an award listed in my official biography was misidentified as “Intelligence Officer of the Year.” In fact, as noted in my Fitness Report, I was the “recipient of the Rufus......