Tag: Alexi Giannoulias

Highlights of Illinois GOP Chair Brady's Conference Call

-By Warner Todd Huston Earlier today the Chairman of the Illinois GOP conducted a conference call with the media and other interested folks concerning the Illinois GOP’s plans and thoughts on the coming election. Here are some of the highlights of what Brady said… “The visit today says more about Alexi’s weakness as a candidate... Read more »

Desperate Illinois Democrats Dirty Trick: Funding Mailers for Third Party Candidate to Spite Kirk

-By Warner Todd Huston You know that the Democrats are desperate when they pay thousands of their own campaign dollars in order to print and mail fliers touting the candidacy of another party’s Senate candidate! That’s what happened in downstate Illinois where the Democrat Party spent thousands of its own campaign money to print and... Read more »

A Break for 'Mob Banker,' Feds Releasing Report After Election

-By Warner Todd Huston It must be nice to be an Obama insider like Democrat Senate candidate Alexi “The Mob Banker” Giannoulias is. Obama’s FDIC is obviously in his corner, it seems. After all, the FDIC decided to wait until after the election is over to release its report on the failure of Giannoulias’s family... Read more »

Illinois GOP Send 'Shark' to Spoof Alexi for Loans to Mobster 'Jaws' Giorango

Great political theater. The Illinois GOP sent a guy dressed as a shark to dog Democrat Senate candidate Alexi “Mob Banker” Giannoulias. When Giannoulias was working for the Broadway Bank he loaned millions to mobster Michael “Jaws” Giorango. Naturally the mobster never paid it all back.

Hard to Believe That Alexi Giannoulias 'Didn't Know' Of Mobster's Crimes

-By Warner Todd Huston Alexi Giannoulias is well known as the “Mob Banker” for the fact that his family bank lent $20 million to two mobsters while Alexi was an officer of the bank. The Illinois Democrat’s Senate candidate has finally answered to this loan a bit more directly than he has in the past... Read more »

Alexi Bails on Senate Debate

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Democrat Senatorial candidate Alexi “The Mob Banker” Giannoulias has withdrawn from a scheduled debate that was to be held October 21 at the WSIU studios in downstate Carbondale. Giannoulias said that he was pulling out because the Libertarian candidate, Michael Labano, was not invited to participate. “It’s disappointing, but these... Read more »

Alexi Tells Voters He Was No Banker, But Claims to IRS He Was

-By Warner Todd Huston It’s almost like a bad Riddler quip from TVs Adam West Batman show: When is a banker not a banker? Well, apparently the Illinois Democrat candidate for Senate, Alexi “the Mob Banker” Giannoulias, is trying his hand at the riddle. He’s constantly told the voters that he was not employed by... Read more »

Democrat Corruption in Illinois: Michael Madigan, Rod Blagojevich, Tony Rezko, That's What Friends are For!

The Democrats have a deep bench of corrupt officials that have all helped enrich each other at the cost to Illinois’ taxpayers. The Illinois Republican Party wants to remind you of how one Democrat hand helps the next to your money… The video shows multiple photos of Illinois’ top Democratic leaders hugging, shaking hands or... Read more »

What Does Illinois Think of Senate Candidates Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias?

-By Warner Todd Huston The Chicago Tribune has some interesting poll data on the Senate race. The poll also looks at the other candidates. The Trib also has another graphic on the candidates you might find interesting.

Ill. Dem. Senate Candidate Calls Fellow Dems 'Bozos'

-By Warner Todd Huston Fox News has a report of the odd way that Illinois Democrat Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias referred to fellow Democrats campaign appearance at a downstate agricultural forum. “I have (known) plenty of Democrats that are complete bozos- that’s just the reality of it,” Giannoulias told the crowd. Watch the latest video... Read more »