Tag: Senate race

It's Morning In America, Bitches.

Or afternoon. Whatever. I don’t even care. Actually, I sort of do, but I am as hungover as you can possibly be without consuming any alcohol. I even sound like Judy Baar Topinka. Go figure. Personally, I’m still digesting what happened last night, and what continues to happen in the hallowed halls of Brady HQ.... Read more »

24 Hours Until The Polls Close And Other Stories

All of the candidates are busy puddle-jumping across the state of Illinois, hoping to win your vote between in-flight meals. Bill Brady and Pat Quinn are desperate to show you they happen to be different. Everyone else is hoping you’re too drunk to notice you voted for them. At this point, they and I have... Read more »

Headed Into The Home Stretch: A Roundup With Charts!

I’ve missed a lot of stuff this weekend while I’ve been trying to convince the greater Chicagoland area that yes, indeed, I closely resemble Tina Fey and yes, I would like people to buy me drinks as a reward. It started out as Snooki, but I couldn’t bring myself to admit that I actually own... Read more »

Alexi Giannoulias Has a Bad Hair Day

Both President Obama and his wife Michelle will be in town this week to campaign for Alexi Giannoulias, he on the 7th, she on the 13th. Obviously, the Giannoulias campaign is desperate for cash because, with Obama’s approval ratings sagging, Democrats across the country are regularly shunning his advances. Alexi, who is running neck and... Read more »

Brady Now Above 50 Despite Himself, Mark Kirk

In politics, the magic number is nearly always 50% or a 15 point margin, because it means no matter how badly you f*** up in the last month of the campaign, you’ve got enough of a lead over your opponent that it doesn’t matter. Leave it to Bill Brady to blow a lead like that... Read more »

Illinois Senate Election Suddenly Becomes Really Important

Your November ballot for Senator just (officially) got a lot more confusing and the Democrats in Congress probably just wet their pants in fear of your reading comprehension leading to a rational outcome. A federal judge says Illinois’ special election for President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat will feature the same candidates who qualified for... Read more »

Obama to Stump For Alexi Giannoulias

Dan Proft keeps calling him “Ali G” but Dan Proft also dyes his eyebrows a different color from his hair so I’m sticking to the term of endearment I’ve always known (Sexy Lexi) for everyone’s favorite Senate candidate, Alexi Giannoulias. Either way you go, though, he’s about $1.4 million (or $3 million if you believe... Read more »