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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 ...

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....

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.

Jacob Meister Loans Senate Campaign $1 Million

Chicago Public Radio | Sam Hudzik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A spokeswoman for Democratic candidate Jacob Meister, an attorney, estimates the campaign took in $1,057,000 in the third quarter. All but about $27,0...

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...

Dan Seals, Ann Williams And Jacob Meister Have A Tip For Dan Hynes -- "It's Jobs"

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

A small but growing circle of Illinois candidates grasps that jobs -- not our famed corruption scandals or income tax plans -- are the key issue to win the 2010 elections here.

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...

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...

Cheryle Jackson Lands National Endorsement After Making Senate Bid Official (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cheryle Robinson Jackson earned the endorsement of a powerful women's political group Thursday, just one day after officially launching her campaign f...

Democrats Endorse Quinn For Governor, Giannoulias For Senate

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Quinn won the endorsement Friday of the Cook County Democratic Party. Challenger Dan Hynes -- who almost succeeded in getting the party not to e...