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Alexi Giannoulias

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  • U.S. Chamber targets Giannoulias

     
    by Mike Memoli One day after his campaign got a major boost from President Obama, Alexi Giannoulias finds himself facing a third-party attack on the airwaves that highlights one of his major vulnerabilities: Broadway Bank. The ad from the U.S.......
  • 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.......
  • 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........