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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...

Mark Kirk: Illinois Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Illinois Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+ILSen@gmail.com if you know someone who shoul...

Alexi Giannoulias: Illinois Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Illinois Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+ILSen@gmail.com if you know someone who shoul...

Illinois Budget Crisis: Legislature Adjourns Without Passing A New Budget

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Democratic legislative leaders missed their self-imposed deadline for passing a new budget Friday and sent lawmakers home un...

Alexi Giannoulias Leading Mark Kirk In New Poll, Quinn Trailing Brady

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Rasmussen poll released Tuesday shows Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias in a narrow lead over Republican nominee Mark Kirk, but a poll ...

Broadway Bank: Alexi Giannoulias, Family Could Make $15M From Collapse, Giannoulias Campaign Denies Allegations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE (3/9): Alexi Giannoulias' campaign issued a statement following the Crain's Chicago Business story that the Giannoulias family could make milli...

Mark Kirk, Alexi Giannoulias Build Rival Websites About Broadway Bank Collapse

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a game of political "nuh-uh, yuh-huh," Senate candidates Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias have set up rival websites making contradicting claims abo...

Alexi Giannoulias Talks Broadway Bank On 'Chicago Tonight' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias continued his media tour Wednesday night with a stop at the "Chicago Tonight" studios, answering still more questions about his role...

Alexi Giannoulias Slams Mark Kirk For Health Care Reform Obstruction

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias is getting his Senate campaign in gear, attacking his Republican opponent Mark Kirk for working against health care reform. "It is ...

Mark Kirk OK Sharing Ticket With Conservative Bill Brady

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk is known as a relatively moderate Republican. But he'll likely be sharing the statewide ticket with a far-right co...

Secret Meeting Of Illinois Senators: Was It Illegal?

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a meeting legislators are describing as a first of its kind in the Illinois Senate, Republicans and Democrats got together to hear a presentation o...

Illinois Senate Meets In Secret

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Senate plans to meet behind closed doors this morning to hear a presentation by experts about state budgets and the national economy, a m...

Alexi Giannoulias Leading Mark Kirk, New Poll Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With the news of Sen. Evan Bayh's abrupt retirement on Monday, even more pressure was placed on Democrats to win President Obama's former Senate seat ...

Sen. Dick Durbin Mocks D.C.: They Treat Snow Like A Nuclear Attack'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even though Washington DC has seen more than a fair share of snow this winter, Sen. Dick Durbin thinks the reaction to the snowstorm in the nation's c...

Senator Promises Public Hearings On Red Light Cameras

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For many Illinois drivers, today was an anxious day. The Illinois Senate's Traffic Committee was planning some sort of action on SB2466, Sen. Dan D...

Red Light Cameras Banned In Illinois? Bill Goes To Vote Today

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Today's a big day in Springfield for Illinois Senate Bill 2466. SB2466 is legislation sponsored by Sen. Dan Duffy (R-Lake Barrington) which would b...

Mark Kirk To Face Third-Party Conservative Challenge?

Chicagoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Kirk would be very wise to listen to what some of the conservatives have to say," Family-PAC's Paul Caprio told Hinz. "There are a lot of people who ...

Alexi Giannoulias: Dick Durbin To Head Alexi's Senate Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias has found a powerful ally to serve as the chairman of his campaign. Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois's other senator and the second-ra...

Alexi Giannoulias: Scott Lee Cohen News 'Deeply Disturbing,' Cohen Should Step Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias has strong words for Scott Lee Cohen. Cohen, the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor, has come under renewed media scrutiny ...

Illinois Senate 2010: Mark Kirk Attacked In New VoteVets Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After Tuesday's primary sealed the deal for a Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias face off in November's election for U.S. Senate, the two have wasted no ...

James Warren: Can Republicans Capitalize In November?

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Votes in the Illinois primary elections on Tuesday were being counted just as ABC started the final season of "Lost." The state's Republican Party, ma...

Kirk Giannoulias Poll: After Illinois Senate Primary, Mark Kirk Up Six Over Alexi Giannoulias

Rasmussen Reports | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican Mark Kirk holds a modest 46% to 40% lead over Democrat Alexi Giannoulias in the race for the Illinois Senate following Tuesday's party prim...

Alexi Giannoulias, Mark Kirk Already Campaigning In Illinois Senate Race (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The votes were still coming in from Tuesday's primary election, but Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias were already looking to November on Wednesday. As...

Giannoulias And Kirk Means Illinois Senator Will No Longer Be Black

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinoisans have nine months to decide who will replace Roland Burris in the U.S. Senate. But we know one thing, as NBC Chicago pointed out Wednesday ...

Alexi Giannoulias: No Call Yet From White House

nbcchicago.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Speculation over how much support the White House is prepared to give to the Illinois Democratic Senate Nominee Alexi Giannoulias has already begun. S...