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Can Alexi Giannoulias Make it to Washington, D.C.?new

Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias leads the pack of Democrats running for U.S. Senate, but can he overcome criticisms concerning his time at the family bank and in office?
Illinois Times  |  Patrick Yeagle  |  01-21-2010  |  Politics

Can Alexi Giannoulias Shake Off His Problems to Win Obama's Old Senate Seat?new

Victory in the race for state treasurer transformed Alexi Giannoulias into a promising young progressive with big prospects—until the media began reporting that his family's bank had given a series of loans to figures involved in organized crime or political corruption.
Chicago Reader  |  Mick Dumke  |  12-07-2009  |  Politics

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