The uproar over a proposal to build an Islamic center (including a mosque) near the site of ground zero in New York City has to be one of the most infuriating political controversies in recent memory. As Republicans have fought to keep the facility from being built -- and as President Obama has stuck his neck out in favor of the plan -- many Democrats have remained silent. Thankfully, Illinois' own Alexi Giannoulias isn't one of them. "Are we going to talk about tolerance, talk about freedom of religion or
are we actually going to practice it?" he
GOP U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk keeps cashing in on his cap-and-trade flip-flop. At the start of July, Kirk's campaign received a $5,000 contribution from COALPAC, a political action committee of the National Mining Association (NMA).
If elected to the U.S. Senate, Democratic nominee Alexi Giannoulias says he will launcha
formal progressive caucus in the upper chamber. Giannoulias' campaign
says the caucus could help counterbalance the influence of conservative
Attempting to draw attention to U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk's needless and repeated resume embellishments, Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias has released a new statewide television ad titled "Unfit." Watch it below: