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by Josh Kalven
10:29am
Mon Jan 18, 2010

White Endorses Giannoulias, IEA Backs Hoffman

More endorsement news from the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. Alexi Giannoulias received the support of Secretary of State Jesse White yesterday. From a release: "Alexi is taking pro-active steps to ensure that future generations are well-equipped and ...

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by Josh Kalven
2:35pm
Wed Jan 13, 2010

IL-SEN: The Debate At ABC-7

Last night, ABC 7 Chicago hosted and aired a debate between the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.  As the Tribune's Rick Pearson noted in his write-up, all of the candidates "looked far from comfortable" during the in-studio event.  For instance, in her opening ...
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by Adam Doster
2:46pm
Wed Dec 30, 2009

IL-SEN: Vallas Backs Hoffman, Giannoulias On Iran, Jackson Reshuffles

Here's the latest from the race for U.S. Senate in Illinois ... Today, David Hoffman picked up an endorsement from Paul Vallas, the former Chicago Public Schools CEO and 2002 Democratic gubernatorial candidate who now runs Recovery School District of Louisiana. From a ...

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by Adam Doster
2:38pm
Thu Dec 10, 2009

IL-SEN: Disagreement Over Bush Tax Cuts, Planned Parenthood Backs Giannoulias

The candidates in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary are starting to differentiate themselves on a few crucial federal issues. One week after both Cheryle Jackson and David Hoffman expressed skepticism about President Obama's new strategy in Afghanistan, a plan Alexi ...
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by Josh Kalven
2:22pm
Wed Dec 9, 2009

IL-SEN: Giannoulias' Second Ad

U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias today released his second TV ad.  The new spot ties his advocacy this year on the part of the embattled Hartmarx workers to his economic plan (which he is still in the process of unveiling). Watch it: ...
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by Josh Kalven
12:14pm
Fri Dec 4, 2009

IL-SEN: IFT Endorses Giannoulias, Jackson's "Oversight," Meister's New Ad

State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias earned the endorsement of the Illinois Federation of Teachers today in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. From a press release: "Alexi Giannoulias is an advocate for public education," said Ed Geppert, Jr., president of the ...

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by Adam Doster
2:05pm
Thu Dec 3, 2009

IL-SEN: Alexi's First Ad, Meister's Poll

Here's the latest from the Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate. Alexi Hits The Airwaves State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias is going up with his first television ad of the season, which focuses on his involvement in the fight this past spring to protect the 122...
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by Josh Kalven
9:30am
Wed Dec 2, 2009

IL-SEN: Hoffman On The Air, Candidates Differ On Afghanistan Plan (UPDATED)

The latest from the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Illinois ... Former Chicago Inspector General David Hoffman is up on the air with his first television ad. Watch the spot, in which he states, "The bankers, the lobbyists and insiders have owned Washington for too ...
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by Adam Doster
5:31pm
Thu Nov 19, 2009

IL-SEN: New Videos Abound!

All four Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Democratic have produced new videos in the last few days. Let's take a look, shall we? The first comes from David Hoffman, who cut a highlight reel from a forum held by the Northern Illinois Coordinated Campaign Committee ...

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