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Saturday, July 11

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Ben Smith reports that things are looking good for Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias's primary campaign for Roland Burris's not-vacant-soon-enough Senate seat. A recent poll found Giannoulias ahead with 45% followed by Chris Kennedy at 17% and Urban League President Cheryle Jackson at 13%.

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