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Sun-Times Endorses Alexi Giannoulias

It’s really no surprise that the editors of the Sun-Times endorsed the Dem, but here’s what they cite as one of Alexi’s major achievements for the state:

Giannoulias really shined, though, when he saved the jobs of 600 people by forcing a bank, Wells Fargo, to back off a plan to liquidate Hartmarx, a men’s clothing company in Des Plaines. By threatening to withdraw $25 billion in state deposits, Giannoulias pressured the bank to find a purchaser for Hartmarx, which it did.

Extortion! It’s the Chicago way.


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