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by Josh Kalven
11:03am
Thu Feb 12, 2009

Durbin Calls Giannoulias A "Formidable" Senate Candidate

Politico has an article out today on some of the complications surrounding the 2010 Democratic Senate primary in Illinois. The dilemma for Democratic leaders is this: Burris is considered a weak candidate, particularly considering the Blagojevich connection, but the optics of ...
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by Josh Kalven
9:52am
Wed Feb 11, 2009

Tribune Poll Finds Only 6% View Quinn Unfavorably (UPDATED)

A Tribune poll out today shows Gov. Quinn with every officeholder's dream: a relatively blank slate in terms of public opinion.  The survey found that 40 percent of respondents have no opinion of him and just six percent view him unfavorably: As for Quinn, 49 ...

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by Josh Kalven
12:14pm
Fri Jan 30, 2009

Research 2000 Poll Gives Dems Edge In 2010 Senate Race (UPDATED)

A new Daily Kos/Research 2000 poll out today examines the state-of-play in the 2010 U.S. Senate race.  The candidates tested include Roland Burris, Jan Schakowsky, and Alexi Giannoulias on the Democratic side and Mark Kirk and Peter Roskam for the Republicans.  ...

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by Josh Kalven
9:47am
Thu Jan 29, 2009

More Senate Murmurs From Giannoulias

The State Journal-Register's Bernie Schoenburg talks to Scott Burnham, spokesman for State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias: Giannoulias is getting a lot of encouragement to consider a run, said SCOTT BURNHAM, who was careful to be outside the confines of the state ...
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by Josh Kalven
4:38pm
Thu Jan 22, 2009

Giannoulias Looking Into Senate Run

We previously noted that Rep. Jan Schakowsky was keeping the door open to a 2010 U.S. Senate bid.  Now State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias is exploring a challenge to Roland Burris as well.  From Politico: Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias is holding ...
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by Angela Caputo
11:38am
Wed Jan 21, 2009

The Roskam & Kirk Show (Coming To A Senate Election Near You?)

Desperate for a comeback, leaders of the Illinois GOP warned months ago that rank-and-file members need to settle on a strategy for rebuilding the state party. But how to defend tax cuts for the wealthy, anti-immigrant polices, and votes against workplace and health ...

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