Posts tagged "Alexi Giannoulias"

Keep Illinois politicians accountable: Citizen involvement creates political accountability

Keep Illinois politicians accountable: Citizen involvement creates political accountability
Now that the political commercials have thankfully stopped, our state has some serious work to do.  Illinois has at least a $13 billion deficit (some recent estimates has the deficit at $15 billion) and state contractors are owed at least $4.6 billion (again, some recent estimates have this number significantly higher).  Now, we everyday citizens... Read more »

Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias on the issues

Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias on the issues
The Chicago Tribune’s editorial board asked Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias questions pertaining to the most pressing issues facing our country. You can find all the questions and answers (the Tribune’s on-line page includes the answers from LeAlan Jones (Green Party candidate) and Mike Labno (Libertarian party candidate) here: http://elections.chicagotribune.com/race/us-senate/ Please read and make an... Read more »

Can frustration with national GOP help Alexi Giannoulias?

Can frustration with national GOP help Alexi Giannoulias?
I’m not a fan of Alexi Giannoulias. In February, after he beat David Hoffman in the democratic primary for Senate, I was determined to cast my ballot for Mark Kirk. I was ready to get a Mark Kirk bumper sticker and put it on my car. I was ready to go door to door singing... Read more »
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Illinois Election 2010: Your Guide to Statewide Candidates

Illinois Election 2010: Your Guide to Statewide Candidates
We are 33 days away from the election- November 2, 2010. Provided below is the slate of candidates for statewide office. I have also provided the most recent polls for the Senate and Gubernatorial elections: U.S. Senate: Alexi Giannoulias (D) Mark Kirk (R) Randy Stufflebeam (Constitution) LeAlan Jones (Green) Michael Labno (Libertarian) Carl Officer (Practical)  ... Read more »

Mark Kirk v. Alexi Giannoulias: Who sucks less?

Mark Kirk v. Alexi Giannoulias: Who sucks less?
After the Illinois primary season was over and we were left with Alexi Giannoulias versus Mark Kirk, I knew for whom I’d vote- with absolutely no reservations. I was ready to get a Mark Kirk bumper sticker and put it on my car. I was ready to go door to door singing the praises of... Read more »

Mark Kirk must handle the truth

Mark Kirk must handle the truth
Mark Kirk is all over the place. Unfocused. Taking shots at his opponent hoping something sticks. He’s so far off message, he’s taking shots at Bill Brady too. Congressman Kirk: Stop and take a deep breath. Don’t look at the polls; look in the mirror. Be yourself. Do not be the guy who had to... Read more »
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