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Giannoulias Goes On The Offensive On Environment, Economy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As we approach Labor Day, the election season is starting to begin in earnest. And Illinois Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is coming out swinging....

Giannoulias WAY Behind In Fundraising, Trails Kirk By Millions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

June should have been a great month for Illinois Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias. On May 31, footage surfaced of his opponent, Republican Mark Kir...

After Military Record Scandal, Kirk Trails In Poll For First Time Since March

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new poll of the Illinois Senate race shows a virtual dead heat between Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk, with Giannoulias holding...

Illinois GOP Calls Small Business 'Tax Cheats' While Bashing Giannoulias

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Republican Party made an embarrassing gaffe on Thursday, falsely accusing Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias of giving a speec...

New Poll: Illinois Senate, Governor's Races Show Little Movement In April

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new poll released Friday by Rasmussen Reports showed little movement in the two ticket-topping races in Illinois. In the governor's race, Republica...

WATCH: Obama Shows Giannoulias Some Love In Quincy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A double-back-pat man-hug during President Obama's speech in Quincy Wednedsay was loud enough to silence an army of media doom-prognosticators. For d...

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...

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...

Giannoulias' Broadway Bank Troubles Could Haunt Him In The Senate Race

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The bank owned by Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias' family could fail in just days, forcing him to overcome a notable business stu...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jesse Jackson, Jr. Considers Endorsing Mark Kirk

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before he won his party's primary, Alexi Giannoulias' campaign for U.S. Senate has been beset by critics arguing that his candidacy was flawed. A...

Alexi Giannoulias Leaving Race? Columnist Thinks So, Campaign Says It's 'Fiction'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago Sun-Times column has some local (and national) politicos wondering about Alexi Giannoulias' future as the Democratic Senate nominee for Illi...

Mark Kirk: BP Should Be Responsible For Oil Spill Damages

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a press conference Tuesday morning, Mark Kirk called for British Petroleum to assume liability for all the damage caused by the Gulf of Mexico oil ...

Giannoulias Poll Shows Kirk, Alexi Tied

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A ray of sunshine may be breaking through what's been a cloudy, even stormy spring for Alexi Giannoulias's U.S. Senate campaign. According to a repor...

Mark Kirk Reaffirms Pro-Israel Stance In Critical Letter To Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Congressman Mark Kirk, representative from Chicago's north suburbs and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, joined Pennsylvania Democrat Christopher ...

Mark Kirk TV Ad: First Ad From Republican Senate Candidate Hits Airwaves (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk has released his first TV ad of the general election campaign. While the contest between Kirk and Democrat Alex...

WATCH: Giannoulias Slams Kirk For Palin Connections, As Kirk Ditches Palin Fundraiser

Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sarah Palin will be in Rosemont, Illinois today, speaking at a $500-a-plate GOP fundraiser. US Senate candidate Mark Kirk will be notably absent from...

Alexi Giannoulias Meets With Obama, Talks Age, Weight Loss

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though the rumors have started swirling about the White House trying to nudge Alexi Giannoulias out of the Illinois Senate race before the Broadway Ba...