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Alexi Giannoulias Will NOT Run For Mayor

Early And Often | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A day after saying he would listen to attempts to draft him into the mayoral race, State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias unequivocally quashed the possibi...

PHOTOS: Candidates Vote, Celebrate And Concede

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For some, Tuesday was a day of relief and celebration. For others, it was a day of great loss. In any case, it was Democracy. Voter turnout in Chica...

Amanda Terkel

Political Group Funded By Bush Donors Retracts Ad Attacking Illinois Democrat

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The campaign of Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is going after the political group New Prosperity Foundation (NPF) for airing a...

Report: Giannoulias Family Bank Gave Tony Rezko Another Big Loan

Chicago Sun-Times | One Citizen Speaking... | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By February 2006, businessman and political fixer Tony Rezko was already politically radioactive, caught up in a federal investigation that would see ...

Amanda Terkel

Former Bush Pioneers Quietly Form Political Group Investing In Midwest Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A political group based in Chicago known as the New Prosperity Foundation is attempting to help elect Republicans in the Midwest, attracting the suppo...

WATCH: Giannoulias Defends Tax Deductions On 'Morning Joe'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By: CHRISTOPHER WILLS / The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias qualified for a huge tax deduction by...

Alexi Giannoulias, Illinois Senate Candidate, Proving To Be One Dem Not Running From Party's Agenda

The Washington Post | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That's why Alexi Giannoulias, the Senate candidate in Illinois, remains a fascinating candidate to watch as a test case of whether a Democrat can win ...

Salon: Illinois Senate Race 'Between The Worst Candidates Ever'

Salon.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In "Brewster's Millions," a forgettable comedy from 1985, Richard Pryor's eccentric Monty Brewster spends millions of dollars to drive "None of the Ab...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Mark Kirk: Going After The Greeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In recent months, Mark Kirk, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Illinois, has increasingly been bringing up the financial crisis in Greece as a...

Anti-Giannoulias Ad Not Being Aired By Chicago Comcast

Politico | Posted by Ben Smith 03:03 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Committee for Truth in Politics, a conservative group with a tongue-in-cheek name, an aversion to disclosure, and no public presence beyond its la...

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee To Assist Alexi Giannoulias

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON---Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the chair of the Senate Democratic political operation hit Chicago on Sunday to map fund-raising strategy wit...

WATCH: Mark Kirk Attempts To Relaunch His Senate Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After weeks of avoiding the media--even running through a hotel kitchen last week to dodge reporters--Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk finally to...

WATCH: Giannoulias Ad Rips Mark Kirk For Avoiding Media

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's been nearly a month since Mark Kirk has addressed the controversy surrounding misstatements made about his military service and teaching career. ...

Is Today The End For Giannoulias' Broadway Bank?

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Today is D-Day for the Giannoulias family business, Broadway Bank. Make that FDIC day. A team of government-backed financial regulators is waiting ...

Mark Kirk Returns Campaign Cash To Goldman Sachs, Giannoulias Camp Says Kirk Puts Wall Street First

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After months of grilling Alexi Giannoulias for his family's bank woes, Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk has his own mess to deal with: the thousa...

School Representative: Mark Kirk 'Overstated' Teaching Experience

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After Mark Kirk's campaign dismissed the story published in The New York Times this week regarding exaggerations about Kirk's teaching experience, a r...

The New York Times Questions Mark Kirk's Touted Teaching Experience

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk was caught "embellishing" several aspects of his military service record, people began looking into other cl...

Biden To Headline Giannoulias Fundraiser In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Joe Biden will be in Chicago next week to help raise money for Illinois Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias. The Chicago Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet reports...

Treasurer's Office Expands Benefits For Same-Sex Partners‎

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This weekend, Illinois State Treasurer and Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias signed an executive order giving gay and lesbian employees of the Illino...

WATCH: Kirk Launches New Ad Attacking Giannoulias' Broadway Bank Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just days after Alexi Giannoulias accused his opponent for Illinois Senate Mark Kirk of being "obsessed" with talking about Broadway Bank's problems, ...

Alexi: Mark Kirk Is 'Obsessed' With Talking About Broadway Bank

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The troubles surrounding Alexi Giannoulias' family bank have put a dark cloud over his campaign in recent weeks, but during a Monday press conference,...

Giannoulias Campaign Trying to Control Message

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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 ...

Madigan On Giannoulias' Broadway Bank Problems: 'Glad I Don't Have Deposits There'

newsblogs.chicagotribune.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Powerful Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan today had a bit of a chuckle at the expense of Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias. As...

Kirk Reports Raising $2.2 Million For Senate Race, Giannoulias Camp Calls Money 'Services Rendered' For Corporate Interests

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Mark Kirk, the Illinois Republican seeking President Obama's old Senate seat, raised $2.2 million in the first quarter of 2010, and has more than...

Mark Kirk's 'Misidentified' Navy Award Not His First Slip Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Mark Kirk is facing some serious criticism following his false (and repeated) claim that he was named the Navy Intelligence Officer of the Year i...