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Alexi Giannoulias

Giannoulias Rips Wall Street, Denies Rift With White House

Chicago Sun-Times | S E N a T U S | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias talked tough about cracking down on Wall Street bankers to a crowd of 200 protesters in Federal Plaza to...

Obama, Alexi Giannoulias To Appear Together In Quincy On Wednesday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Obama will be stopping in his adopted home state of Illinois on Wednesday, as part of a whistle-stop "White House to Main Street Tour" that ...

Sarah Palin To Help Raise Money For Illinois Republicans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The campaign for Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk told the Chicago Tribune Tuesday that Kirk will not be attending the Sarah Palin fundra...

Giannoulias' Chief Of Staff Praises Kirk For Returning Goldman Contributions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican congressman Mark Kirk has tried to make his U.S. Senate race against Alexi Giannoulias about the collapse of the Giannoulias family's Broad...

WATCH: Giannoulias Talks Broadway Bank In New Ad, Accuses Kirk Of Being Out Of Touch

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just days after the failure of his family's bank, Alexi Giannoulias released a new ad using the bank's closure to slam his opponent Mark Kirk, accusin...

Five Questions With...LeAlan Jones, Green Party Senate Candidate

Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the news business, the same people tend to make headlines day in and day out--especially in Chicago. As Rod Blagojevich's tapes are played and Mayo...

For Broadway Bank Customers, Business As Usual With Only A Name Change

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Longtime customers at the Broadway Bank branch at 5960 N. Broadway said Saturday the only thing that changed overnight, after federal regulators seize...

Will Illinois Need To Vote Twice For Obama's Senate Replacement?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The election to replace Roland Burris as the junior senator from Illinois is heating up, with Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias fighting tooth and nail ...

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. ...

Michael Kosmas, Giannoulias Fundraiser Host, Accused Of Harassment (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An incident in which a Republican video tracker was thrown out of a Democratic Senate candidate's fundraiser has exploded in the days since, with alle...

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 ...

White House Leaves Dick Durbin Hanging

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sen. Dick Durbin slipped into the West Wing last week to ask Rahm Emanuel for White House help in saving Barack Obama's old Senate seat. But he didn'...

Is Today The End For Giannoulias' Broadway Bank?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal regulators have entered the family bank of Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias Friday evening, and NBC Chicago reports that a worker...

Chicago's Legendary News Anchor Walter Jacobson Calls Out Paper's on Broadway Bank Reporting

Ellen Gill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ellen Gill

Chicago television anchor Walter Jacobson called out the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times for attempting to create controversy and mixing editorial positions as news in the Illinois Senate Race.

Demetris Giannoulias: Is Broadway Bank Too Little To Survive?

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When a community bank in Illinois fails, there are many losers: the bank's employees, customers, community and the local economy to name only a few. ...

Mark Kirk Runs From Reporters After Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After addressing the Metropolitan Planning Council Monday, embattled Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk allegedly ran from reporters and slipped ou...

Joe Biden Stumps For Giannoulias, Seals In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Joe Biden will be in Chicago Monday campaigning for Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias and Democrat Dan Seals, running for the open 10th di...

Local Pols Spar Over Releasing Tax Returns

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: After days of pressure from his opponent Pat Quinn, Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady has agreed to release his tax returns from ...

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...

Mark Kirk Wants Stimulus Funds To Fight Illinois Corruption

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mark Kirk, Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, has campaigned on his opposition to what he calls "Speaker Pelosi's trillion-dollar stimulus plan." No...

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...

WATCH: Videographer Gets Booted From Giannoulias Fundraiser

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As North Carolina Congressman Bob Etheridge proved earlier this week, celebrities aren't the only ones who get feisty when there is a camera in their ...

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...

Green Party Candidate Attracting More Voters In Illinois Senate Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mark Kirk's military embellishment scandal has put a dark spot on the Illinois Republican's campaign for Senate. As new poll numbers show Kirk slippin...

Take One for the Team, Alexi

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Dear Alexi, You've played plenty of hoops over the years, so you of all people should know when it's time to pull yourself out of the ball game.