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Alexi Giannoulias

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  • Giannoulias aide put kid on clout list for priest

    Giannoulias aide put kid on clout list for priest
    When a politically connected Greek Orthodox priest wanted help getting the daughter of a family friend into the University of Illinois, he reached out to a campaign adviser to state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. Giannoulias' political director came...
  • Blagojevich says Obama replacement search under way

    Blagojevich says Obama replacement search under way
    A day after U.S. Sen. Barack Obama ascended to president-elect, Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he's "not interested" in appointing himself to fill Obama's seat, but did not expressly rule it out either. Blagojevich, who under state law has the power to pick a...
  • Roland Burris Will Not Run For U.S. Senate Next Year

    Roland Burris Will Not Run For U.S. Senate Next Year
    (WGN-AM)- Democratic U.S. Sen. Roland Burris, his political prospects and personal legacy weakened by controversy, is expected to announce Friday he will not seek election to the seat he was appointed to by Rod Blagojevich after the then-governor's...
  • Rutherford to Announce Treasurer Bid

    PONTIAC -(AP)- State Sen. Dan Rutherford says he plans to make official his candidacy for state treasurer. The Chenoa Republican says he'll formally announce the move Monday. In April he said he was forming an exploratory committee. This is Rutherford's...
  • Quinn: Never mind

    Just days after Gov. Pat Quinn established a two-week time frame for U.S. Sen. Roland Burris to give up his seat or risk facing a special election that could remove him, the state's chief executive backed down Monday and said it was time to "move on."...
  • Kirk To Announce U.S. Senate Bid

    (WGN-AM)- North Shore Republican Congressman Mark Kirk will announce his long-expected foray into the race for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate on Monday, sources familiar with the congressman's decision said today. Kirk has been thinking about a...
  • Kirk Officially Announces Senate Run

    (WGN-AM)- Five-term North Shore Rep. Mark Kirk formally announced his bid for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate today, billing himself as an independent who wants to lead others who are "not afraid to stand alone" against the corruption that...
  • Giannoulias to Enter Race for Democratic U.S. Senate Nomination

    (WGN-AM)- First-term Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias on Sunday will formally enter the race for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, already having raised raised more than $1.8 million through an exploratory committee, aides said today....
  • Giannoulias Enters U.S. Senate Race

    Giannoulias Enters U.S. Senate Race
    (WGN-AM)- First-term state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias today firmly affixed his candidacy for the U.S. Senate to President Barack Obama, contending a new generation of leadership in the mold of the man he considers a mentor will outweigh any taint of...
  • Signature Drives For February Primary Hopefulls Begin Today

    (WGN-AM)- Illinois' wild, seemingly non-stop political season opens a new chapter Tuesday as hundreds of candidates for federal, state and county offices in next year's elections begin gathering voter signatures to appear on the Feb. 2 primary ballot. It...
  • Primary Race For Democratic Treasurer In Full Swing

    Primary Race For Democratic Treasurer In Full Swing
    (WGN-AM)- The Democratic primary race for state treasurer is fully engaged with today's announcement by the chief of staff to current Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. Former state representative Robin Kelly, who is the top staffer for Giannoulias, made her...