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Illinois Senate Candidates: What To Know Before You Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The balance of power in the United States Senate will be determined on Tuesday by a few pockets of voters around the country: in the mountains of west...

Illinois Senate Candidates Enter 11th Hour In Very Close Race

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama was in Chicago over the weekend, helping to rally support for Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias, who is vying for the preside...

Watch: The People vs. Unlimited Coporate Elections Spending

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matthew Filipowicz

This past weekend, I attended Barack Obama's "Get Out The Vote" rally in Chicago for Alexi Giannoulias. As tens of thousands of people filed in, I pu...

Midterm Madness: Pollsters Put Republicans On Top In Illinois

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Sunday morning, President Obama joined Governor Pat Quinn and Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias for breakfast at Valois Cafeteria in Hyde Park. Sp...

IL-Sen: 46% Kirk (R), 42% Giannoulias (D) (Fox/Pulse 10/30)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/30/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated telephone interviews (Pulse release) Illinois ...

IL-Sen: 39% Giannoulias (D), 37% Kirk (R) (DSCC 10/27-38)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Anzalone Liszt for the DSCC 20/27-28/10; 400 likely voters, 4.9% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews CQ story Illinois 2010 Senate 39% ...

IL-Sen: 46% Kirk (R), 42% Giannoulias (D) (PPP 10/31)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/30-31/10; 814 likely voters, 3.4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP release) Illinois 2010 Senate 46% Kirk (R), 42% Giannoulias (D) ...

PHOTOS: Obama Rallies Voters In Chicago, Has South Side Breakfast

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Barack Obama had one message on his Saturday trip to Chicago: "If everyone who came out to vote in 2008 shows up in 2010, we will win this e...

IL-Sen: 47% Giannoulias (D), 44% Kirk (R) (YouGov 10/25-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-30/10; 784 likely voters Mode: Internet YouGov release Illinois 2010 Senate 47% Giannoulias (D), 44% Kirk (R) (chart) 2010 Governor 47...

WATCH LIVE: Obama Rallies Voters In Chicago

AP / The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is set to appear Saturday evening for a Chicago rally to energize voters ahead of Tuesday's elections. The rally, part of a se...

WATCH: Illinois Senate Candidates Exchange Harsh Words, Old Accusations In Final Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

BY: CHRISTOPHER WILLS CHICAGO (AP) -- The candidates for President Barack Obama's former Senate seat assailed each other as immature, indecisive and...

IL-Sen: 46% Kirk (R), 42% Giannoulias (D) (Rasmussen 10/26)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/26/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release Illinois 2010 Senate 46% Kirk (R), 42% Giannoulias...

IL-Sen: 38% Giannoulias (D), 36% Kirk (R) (Anzalone 10/24)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Anzalone-Liszt, for DSCC 10/20-24/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (TPM PollTracker) Illinois 2010 Senate 38% Gi...

IL-Sen: 43% Kirk (R), 41% Giannoulias (D) (Fox/Pulse 10/23)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/23/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Fox release Illinois 2010 Senate 43% Kirk ...

Mark Kirk Opens Campaign Office At The Chinese Consulate

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

If anyone had any questions about Mark Kirk's commitment to multi-national corporations in China, they can safely put them aside. After holding his i...

IL-Sen: 44% Kirk (R), 41% Giannoulias (D) (Chicago Tribune 10/18-22)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chicago Tribune 10/18-22/10; 700 likely voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Chicago Tribune release Illinois 2010 Senate 44...

Walmart 'helps' 'inform' employees

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

A Walmart employee sent me a link to a website called "Walmart Community Votes," which allegedly exists to help inform employees about political candi...

IL-Sen: 43% Kirk (R), 41% Giannoulias (D) (Mason-Dixon/Post Dispatch 10/18-20)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mason-Dixon for KMOV/Post Dispatch 10/18-20/10; 625 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Post-Dispatch release Missouri ...

Suppose Your Actions Swung the Election

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

Suppose the friends you dragged to the polls helped America reject the anonymous corporate dollars that threaten to drown our democracy?

This Senate Seat Isn't For Sale

Alexi Giannoulias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alexi Giannoulias

Two years after Blagojevich, a confluence of Republican front groups think a Senate seat is still for sale. The $9 million they've poured into my race has funded a litany of debunked attack ads.

The F Word: Who Profits From Silly Campaign Season?

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

We need another word for silly season. It's way beyond silly how some are competing in this midterm race. In Illinois in particular, it's not been pre...

WATCH The New Ad By Veterans: 'Mark Kirk Serves Himself, Not Us'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With twelve days until the midterm elections, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee isn't about to let Illinois voters forget about Mark Kirk. ...

State GOP Calls Voter Integrity Squads Business As Usual, Others Claim Voter Intimidation

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Tuesday night, Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk and his Democratic opponent Alexi Giannoulias faced off in a televised debate. Of course, the ...

IL-Sen: 42% Kirk (R), 40% Giannoulias (D) (PPP 10/14-16)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/14-16/10; 557 likely voters, 4.2% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Illinois 2010 Senate 42% Kirk (R), ...

IL-Sen: 44% Kirk (R), 40% Giannoulias (D) (Rasmussen 10/18)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/18/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release Illinois 2010 Senate 44% Kirk (R), 40% Giannoulias...