Alexi Giannoulias

Republican Senate candidate Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Democratic Senate nominee, Illinois talk before their debate on October 19, 2010 (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Gloves Come Off In Senate Candidate Debate

The gloves came off, as the candidates for the U.S. Senate squared off in a one-hour debate.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2010

First lady Michelle Obama With Illinois Congressional Candidates, Bill Foster, Left, Debbie Halvorson, Right, And Dan Seals. (AP Photo)

First Lady Campaigns For Ill. Democrat Candidates

For only the third time since her husband became President, Michelle Obama is waking up in the master bedroom of her Hyde Park mansion.

WBBM Newsradio–10/14/2010

Senate Candidate Alexi Giannoulias (Jeff Haynes/Getty Images)

Giannoulias Hits The Streets

US Senate Candidate Alexi Giannoulias was out stumping for votes Wednesday morning ahead of a fundraiser with First Lady Michelle Obama today.

WBBM Newsradio–10/13/2010

Alexi Giannoulias (left) and Mark Kirk (AP)

Kirk, Giannoulias Hitting Campaign Trail Hard

The two major-party candidates for U.S. Senator from Illinois are hitting the campaign trail hard, and a major stop Monday is the Columbus Day Parade downtown.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2010

Alexi Giannoulias (left) and Mark Kirk (AP)

Ill. Senate Candidates Clash Over Economy, Records

The candidates for President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat accused each other of lying, doing business with mobsters and driving up the nation’s deficit Sunday during their first debate.


Alexi Giannoulias, Mark Kirk

Tribune, Sun-Times Split In Senate Endorsements

Chicago’s two daily newspapers have a split decision in their choices for the Illinois U.S. Senate race.


President Barack Obama talks with Roland Burris after speaking at a fundraiser for U.S. senatorial candidate Alexi Giannoulias at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama Stumps For Giannoulias In Chicago

The president was in Chicago Thursday in hopes of keeping his former Senate seat in Democratic hands.


President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo)

Obama In Chicago To Campaign For Giannoulias

He’s here today to stump for Senate candidate and basketball buddy Alexi Giannoulias.