06/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Giannoulias Campaign Trying to Control Message

Alexi Giannoulias's campaign for the United States Senate has something rare in politics: advance notice that a disaster is about to strike, and time to prepare for it. The fate of Mr. Giannoulias's candidacy may hang on how his campaign handles the challenge.

Federal bank regulators have set an April 24 deadline by which Broadway Bank -- his family business turned political millstone -- must raise $85 million in new capital or risk liquidation by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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