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Axelrod Meets With Illinois Senate Candidate Alexi Giannoulias

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Contributing Reporting By Tim Taliaferro President Obama's senior adviser met on Wednesday with one of the three Democratic candidates running for Il...

Kirk, Giannoulias Haul In Big Bucks For Senate Race, Plus An Unknown Millionare Candidate

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias reported Tuesday his campaign raised $1.1 million in the third quarter of 2009 and has $2.4 million on hand in the r...

Illinois Democrats Need Obama's Help To Keep His Old Senate Seat

New York Times | James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Chicagoans grouse that President Obama has reneged on promises to return home regularly. Midway through a desultory, prickly United States Senate...

Schakowsky Endorses Giannoulias For Senate

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic frontrunner Alexi Giannoulias trotted out another endorsement in his bid for President Obama's former U.S. Senate seat. U.S. Rep. Jan Scha...

Mark Kirk: I Expect To Face Giannoulias For Obama's Old Senate Seat

Chicago Tribune | Rick Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

North Shore Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk said today that he expects he and first-term Democratic state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias will face off a y...

Giannoulias Gets Big SEIU Endorsement, Shot From Rival Hoffman

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias earned the endorsement of one of the state's largest unions Thursday, and a shot from a rival in re...

Cheryle Jackson Lands National Endorsement After Making Senate Bid Official (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cheryle Robinson Jackson earned the endorsement of a powerful women's political group Thursday, just one day after officially launching her campaign f...

Democrats Endorse Quinn For Governor, Giannoulias For Senate

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Quinn won the endorsement Friday of the Cook County Democratic Party. Challenger Dan Hynes -- who almost succeeded in getting the party not to e...

David Hoffman Officially Kicks Off Senate Campaign

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Chicago Inspector General David Hoffman officially launched his campaign to replace Roland Burris as Illinois' junior Senator Thursday, stressi...

Senate Candidate Giannoulias Backs Gay Marriage

Chicago Sun-Times | Mark Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias said Wednesday he favors legalization of same-sex marriage and, if elected, would seek to repeal a federal law that...

Cheryle Jackson Unveils Senate Race Endorsements, Name Change

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheryle Jackson unveiled a couple of big endorsements and a name change this week. Jackson, the president of the Chi...

Tom Dart For Senate? Anxious Democrats Reportedly Courting Sheriff To Challenge Kirk

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's been a rough week for the Democrats hoping to take over President Obama's former Senate seat from retiring incumbent Roland Burris. First, a Ras...

The Language of Paying Respects: The English-Spanish Connection at a Chicago Business Who's Who

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

I'm not a fan of pandering for pandering's sake, but someone addressing you with words they're unfamiliar and maybe a little uncomfortable with shows not only respect, but warmth.

Giannoulias Will Lay Off Jackson's Blagojevich Connection 'For Now'

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias say he will not make a big deal of his primary opponent's ties to former Governor Rod Blagojevich - at least for ...

Tribune Reporter: 'My Credibility Got Hijacked' By Fox News, Hannity

Progress Illinois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

[I]t turns out that Pearson didn't actually know his analysis was going to end up on Hannity's show. To the contrary, he taped the interview under th...

Mark Kirk and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Summer

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

Mark Kirk hasn't had a single good thing to point to, but he has had a whole lot of "D'oh!" come his way, and largely of his own doing.

Giannoulias Endorsed By Cullerton For U.S. Senate

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias unveiled another endorsement for his 2010 U.S. Senate campaign Friday. State Senate President John Cullerton announ...

Durbin Aims To Stay Neutral In Senate Race

Daily Herald | Joseph Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Durbin said he "doesn't think the field is complete at this point" for the senate race. Meanwhile, he isn't picking a horse....

Cap'n Kirk Reporting for Duty

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

By positioning himself as a centrist removed from the scandalous Blagojevich years, Mark Kirk has a betting chance to wrestle away a Senate seat in a purple state that has trended blue.

Quigley Endorses Giannoulias For Senate

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias continues to rack up endorsements in the race to replace Roland Burris in the U.S. Senate. The latest is...

Mark Kirk Slammed By Giannoulias, Democrats After Entering Senate Race

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk announced his candidacy for President Obama's former Senate seat Monday and Democrats wasted little time challenging the man consi...

Giannoulias Fundraising Leads Senate Candidates

Chicago Public Radio | Alex Keefe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Giannoulias' exploratory committee has about $1.6 million to spend on the 2010 election, according to papers filed this week with the Federal Election...

Giannoulias Unveils Dozens Of Endorsements As Old Questions Resurface

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias is wasting no time maneuvering for front-runner status in the race to replace Roland Burris in the U.S. Senate in 20...

Giannoulias Raises Almost $2M Toward Senate Run

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias has raised $1.8 million for his Senate bid, while his likely Democratic rivals have zero dollars in their war che...

Cheryle Jackson Taking Step Toward Senate Run

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Urban League chief Cheryle Jackson is forming a U.S. Senate exploratory committee -- the last formal step before actually announcing her candi...