Alexi Giannoulias's file:
Giannoulias

Democrat from Illinois

Alexi Giannoulias is the former state treasurer of Illinois. He ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010 as the Democratic nominee for the seat formerly held by President Barack Obama, but was narrowly defeated by then-Rep. Mark Kirk.

Recent statements involving Alexi Giannoulias

As state treasurer, Alexi Giannoulias "lost $73 million in our kids’ college savings."

"Mark Kirk: Lied about going to war. Opposed middle class tax cuts. And said unemployment’s not that big an issue."

"He (Kirk) did violate Pentagon rules, twice actually, for improperly mingling politics with his military service."

Recent stories featuring Alexi Giannoulias

The art of going negative in Illinois:

In the race for President Obama's old Senate seat in Illinois, voters have seen a steady stream of negative ads. We checked in on the latest from Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk.

Accusations fly in campaign for Obama's old senate seat:

The race between Illinois state treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, a Democrat, and U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., for a U.S. Senate seat has become downright nasty. We weigh in with a few fact checks from the competing attack ads.

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