Posts tagged "Alexi Giannoulias"

Mark Kirk's military history: 3 views

Mark Kirk's military history: 3 views
The views are from (1) those who believe the Illinois Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Mark Kirk, has exaggerated his military record; (2) those who think that he is getting a bum rap, and (3) mine.Here is a clarification from Kirk himself about the honors he has received from his military service. Here is an... Read more »

Giannoulias=party lacky

One thing we can count on: If Alexi Giannoulias is elected Illinois’ senator, he can be counted on to be the Democratic Party’s lickspittle. Just hours after President Barack Obama announced his nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, Giannoulias came out with a full-throated endorsement.  What’s wrong with that? Senior White House advisor... Read more »

Illinois Senate: Kirk 46%, Giannoulias 38%

Rep. Mark Kirk’s lead in the race for the Illinois U.S. Senate seat has increased moderately as the damage done to Alexi Giannoulias’ campaign by his family’s Broadway Bank failure seems to be hitting home with voters.The latest Rasmussen poll reported: Kirk now attracts 46% support in Illinois’ race for the U.S. Senate, up from... Read more »
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Rahm Emanuel for Illinois' U.S. Senator?

Just weeks after White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was rumored to be Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s replacement, a Wall Street Journal piece now is suggesting that Democrats and the Obama White House might want to replace Alexi Giannoulias as their candidate for U.S. senator from Illinois with Emanuel. Said the Journal: One... Read more »

Mark Kirk, Come Out of Your Neutral Corner

Democrats apparently figure that they have Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk cornered. “Do you,” they demand to know, “favor the repeal of our wonderful comprehensive health reform or do you not?” They have a point. Thanks to Kirk’ lack of clarity, Republicans also have been asking the same question. Kirk, the moderate North Shore congressman,... Read more »

New Poll: Kirk 41%, Giannoulias 37%

Rasmussen says:  Republican Congressman Mark Kirk claims 41% support for the second month in a row in Illinois’s U.S. Senate race, while his Democratic opponent, State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, has lost ground. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in the state finds Giannoulias earning 37% of the vote, down seven points from... Read more »
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Greg Hinz feels sorry for Democrats...

Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias took a senior position at the Broadway Bank at about the same time and used it as a launching pad for his political career. (Tribune photo by Nancy Stone / March 2, 2010) Because of the party’s U.S. Senate nominee, Alexi Giannouliasse. Seems that the voters are getting a little... Read more »

Alexi Giannoulias, dead man walking? (UPDATE)

View more news videos at: http://www.nbcchicago.com/video. U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Alexi Giannoulias (left) with former primary opponent Jacob Meister. Meister later dropped out of the primary and endorsed Giannoulias. Is Giannoulias the next to drop out? (Tribune photod by Chuck Berman) UPDATE: Giannoulias: White House backs me.  MSMBC raised that question, because of the Democratic... Read more »

Kirk pounds on Giannoulias

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Another poll: Kirk leads Giannoulias 46% to 40%

This is according to a new Rasmussen poll. The most significant part of the findings is how independents split: Among voters not affiliated with either of the major parties, the Republican holds a sizable 59% to 22% lead. In December, Giannoulias was up by three points over Kirk. In October, the two men were tied at... Read more »
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