Illinois Senate Race: Obama Tries to Save His Old Seat

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
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