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Illinois Senate Hopefuls Spent Big Money During Final Months Of Primary

Chicago Current | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Now that campaign staffers are enjoying Presidents Day, it's a good time to reflect on how U.S. Senate candidates fared during the primary election. ...

Cheryle Jackson 'Focusing On The Next Step' After Primary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Following a long and often heated campaign for the Illinois Senate seat formerly held by President Obama, Chicago Urban League President Cheryle Jacks...

Illinois Senate Primary 2010: Could Weather Help Giannoulias, Hurt Hoffman?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A snowy morning in Chicago could bode well for Alexi Giannoulias's chances to win the Democratic nomination for Senate, as he seeks to stave off chall...

Alexi Giannoulias Wins Democratic Primary For Illinois Senate Seat, Will Face Mark Kirk In General Election

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias, the state treasurer and party favorite, won the Democratic nomination for Illinois's U.S. Senate seat in Tuesday's election, He wil...

Alexi Giannoulias: Broadway Bank 'Changed Sharply' Under His Tenure, Reports Chicago News Coop

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After law school, Mr. Giannoulias went to work full-time at the bank in 2002. He quickly became a senior loan officer and then a vice president. Wheth...

Jacob Meister Drops Out Of Senate Race, Endorses Alexi Giannoulias

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jacob Meister officially left the U.S. Senate race on Sunday, endorsing Illinois State Treasurer and primary front-runner Alexi Giannoulias. Meister ...

Illinois Primary On Tuesday: Is Obama's State Up For Grabs?

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama's old Senate seat and the Illinois governorship, held by Democrats, are GOP November takeover targets as voters head...

Alexi Giannoulias Stumbles On Broadway Bank As Hoffman, Jackson Attack

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias is struggling to get past the increasingly ugly picture being painted of his family's Broadway Bank. The candidate for the Democrat...

Poll: Giannoulias Leads Kirk For Illinois Senate Seat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

New figures from Public Policy Polling show Alexi Giannoulias leading Mark Kirk by eight points in a hypothetical general-election showdown. Giannoul...

Jackson To Giannoulias: Drop Out Of The Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Following the announcement that federal regulators have stepped in to monitor executives at Alexi Giannoulias' family bank, fellow Senate candidate an...

Alexi Giannoulias Leads, David Hoffman Surges In Democratic Senate Race, New Poll Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias stayed comfortably ahead in the Democratic primary for Illinois's US Senate seat, according to the latest polls. The figures, relea...

David Hoffman Attacks Alexi Giannoulias For Rezko Ties (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With just over a week before Election Day, David Hoffman has launched a new attack ad, going after the front-runner in the Democratic race for U.S. Se...

Cheryle Jackson, Democratic Senate Candidate, Has Lupe Fiasco Perform At Fundraiser

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just weeks before Illinois votes in the Democratic Senate primaries, the candidates are scrounging for every endorsement they can get. Cheryle Jackson...

Cheryle Jackson, Democratic Senate Candidate, Hedges On Gay Marriage On 'Chicago Tonight'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias, Cheryle Jackson and David Hoffman, widely believed to be the three front-runners in the race for the Democratic nomination for Sena...

An Offer From Blago I Could Refuse

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

Blago was in the midst of asking me about my children. I mentioned that my eldest had graduated from college. "Find her daughter a job," he said. Blago seemed delighted with himself.

Jacob Meister, Long Shot Dem Senate Candidate, Rips Higher Profile Rivals

Lee Newspapers | MIKE RIOPELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Jacob Meister criticized his opponents Thursday for being political insiders....

Race For Obama's Former Senate Seat A Dead Heat In Recent Poll

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democrat Alexi Giannoulias has closed a narrow gap with Republican Mark Kirk in a hypothetical showdown between the current frontrunners for President...

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...

Alexi Giannoulias Rips David Hoffman For Fundraiser With Federal Prosecutors

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The mud has started to fly in the race for Barack Obama's former U.S. Senate seat. Just hours after Democratic candidate David Hoffman challenged riv...

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 Line Up Behind Health Care Bill

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There was no shortage of drama at the nation's Capitol Saturday as House Democrats narrowly passed their final version of the health care reform bill ...

Race For Obama's Old Senate Seat Wide Open: Poll

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Most Illinois Democrats have yet to make up their mind whom they intend to vote for in the 2010 U.S. Senate primary, a new poll finds. The survey of ...

Swinging Senators to Be

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Attendees of the Union League Club's Dem Senatorial Forum were treated to candidates largely in agreement, but whose actions show little evidence they have been infected by the holiday spirit.

Hoffman Challenges Senate Candidates To Five Debates, Full Financial Disclosure

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate David Hoffman is challenging his primary rivals to match the standard of transparency Barack Obama set during his cam...

David Hoffman Reports Raising $900,000 For Senate Run

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic Senate candidate David Hoffman reported Monday that he has raised $905,137 in the month since announcing his candidacy for the seat current...