09/05/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Alexi Giannoulias Got $30K Tax Refund, Says He Will Donate Money To Charity

Illinois state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, the Democratic nominee in the state's hotly-contested Senate race, could have yet another political liability to deal with from the collapse of his family's bank: As a result of the financial loss, he has collected a tax refund of about $30,000, though he immediately indicated he would donate the money to charity.

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