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Alexi Giannoulias Mulling Mayoral Run?

Jan 11, 2011 | Updated May 25, 2011

Just when it looked like the names of every possible mayoral candidate had been tossed about and largely discarded, now comes scuttlebutt linking Alexi Giannoulias to the fight to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley.

While the outgoing state treasurer claimed that aldermen and donors are trying to draft him for mayor in the Feb. 22 election, some of the people who are supposedly encouraging him to run told the Chicago News Cooperative on Thursday that it is, in fact, Giannoulias who is promoting himself.

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