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by Adam Doster
11:32am
Wed Jul 28, 2010

Giannoulias Makes Filibuster Reform A Priority

On separate occasions earlier this year, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias informed voters that he supported changing the rules of the U.S. Senate to rein in the ever-increasing use of the filibuster. "The process has become a complete mess," he said at a Chicago event in May.  Giannoulias got more specific in a DailyKos entry yesterday, coming out in favor of Sen.

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by Adam Doster
11:49am
Tue Jul 27, 2010

Understanding The Senate Special Election

Confused about the U.S. Senate "special election" a judge just ordered Illinois to hold this November? Here are the pared down basics:

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