President Obama weighs in on a political battle especially close to home today as he campaigns for a basketball buddy running for his old Senate seat. In a measure of just how tough a year it is for Democrats, it's a race they are in danger of losing.
This should be an easy one for Democrats. After all, Illinois is reliably Democratic and a place where the President is still quite popular. But the race between Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Congressman Mark Kirk is shaping up into...Full Story