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Election 2011 Fri Sep 24 2010

Worst Excuse Award Goes To Alexi!

Good catch by Ben Smith:

Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias held a conference call today to take a couple shots at Mark Kirk for his vote on a small business loan bill. While the conference was happening, an AP reporter asked why Giannoulias was doing this on a conference call, not in person at a press conference. His answer? Bad hair day.

 

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