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Alexi Giannoulias

Mayor Daley: Giannoulias' Bank Troubles Are No Reason To Drop Out Of Race

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley Tuesday stood up for embattled Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias who is hearing rumblings that he should step aside because of...

Alexi Giannoulias Fundraising: Best Quarter So Far, Mark Kirk Still Out-Raised Him

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois Democrat Alexi Giannoulias said Monday that his first-quarter fundraising in a state where Democrats hold every statewide off...

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 ...

Giannoulias Fixes Campaign Site After Bankers Notice Error

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A banking group says a candidate for President Barack Obama's old Senate seat didn't serve on its board of directors like he's claimed...

Mark Kirk Slips In Polls Following Military Record Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a rough few weeks for Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk, his poll numbers have dipped slightly--and 63 percent of those surveyed found the sca...

Poll: Lisa Madigan More Popular Than Pat Quinn, Alexi Giannoulias COMBINED

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A year ago at this time, Lisa Madigan was the Democratic Party's best hope for holding onto Barack Obama's old Senate seat. Rahm Emanuel even invited ...

PHOTOS: Dems Launch New Online Comic Book, 'The Adventures Of Two-Faced Kirk'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new poll puts Illinois Republican Mark Kirk in the lead for the Senate race, but throughout the campaign, Kirk has refused or avoided answering ques...

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 Foreign Policy Flaps: Exaggeration Goes Beyond Military Service Record

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After more than a week of being grilled about his embellished military record, Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk is now being questioned about some ...

Durbin: Can't Blame Giannoulias For All Of Broadway Bank's Problems

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin says it's not fair to hold Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias responsible for every decision at his family's t...

Republican Kirk Leading Alexi Giannoulias In New Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a hotly contested and highly divisive race for President Obama's former Senate seat, Republican Mark Kirk has pulled ahead of his Democratic oppone...

Illinois Senate Race: All Insults, All The Time

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — The candidates in one of the nation's most closely watched Senate races aren't saying much about health care, the Gulf oil spill or ev...

Alexi Giannoulias Lincoln Hotel Sale: Building Was Worth Much More Than State's Selling Price

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The $6.5 million sale price Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias accepted for a state-owned hotel once tied to indicted political fund-raiser William Cellini n...

Obama Endorsed Sheila Simon In 2007 Mayoral Race (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Barack Obama's old Senate seat looks to be one of the most hotly contested races in 2010. But the President was keeping his distance from the state of...

Mark Kirk Denies Gay Rumors Again In Awkward Exchange With Reporter (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Days after a blogger known for outing closeted gay politicians reported that embattled Illinois Congressman Mark Kirk was gay, Kirk awkwardly denied t...

Damage Control: Kirk Sorry For Military Embellishments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It has been a rough week for Republican Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk. At first, he wrote off the Washington Post story about his touted but nev...

Mark Kirk's Comments On Military Service Questioned AGAIN: No Proof Plane Was Fired At In Iraq

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Archived video of Rep. Mark Kirk surfaced Wednesday showing the Illinois Senate hopeful claiming that he was shot at while flying aboard an aircraft i...

Mark Kirk Admits To ANOTHER False Military Record Claim

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The hits keep on coming for Republican Illinois Senate hopeful Mark Kirk, who has now corrected a second misrepresentation of his military service rec...

This Week In Pictures: Simon, Biden, Ayers, Burge And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another big week of news in Chicago. Pat Quinn finally got a running mate! And it's exactly who he asked for. Also, Bill Ayers got the cold shoulder, ...

Broadway Bank: While Alexi Giannoulias Worked, Bank Loaned $20 Million To Felons Giorango And Stavropoulos

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a several-week reprieve from bank-related headaches, Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias has got a new one to deal with: a Chicago Tribune report...

Mark Kirk Gay Rumor Reignited By Blogger Who Outed Larry Craig

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Rep. Mark Kirk has had a dramatic few days, and now a popular gay blogger known for outing politicians claims to have sources confirming that...

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...

Alexi Giannoulias Launches Anti-Mark Kirk April Fool's Ad (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk takes heat on both sides of the aisle for comments he made about trying to repeal health care reform, his opp...