FOBarack and Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias officially announces for Senate, picking up the bleepin' Dem baton from Roland Burris. Shady Alexi. Granny Grifter. Banker to "Jaws" Giorango, Tony Rezko. Tony Rezko.
Steve Bartin has the Obama endorsement ad from Giannoulias' first run for office, which made the difference in his winning the Dem primary--he wasn't the party choice. Alexi bankrolled Obama too.
Illinois GOP on Giannoulias,