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.
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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.
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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