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You can't outrun the media, Alexi. We have boom mikes.
Alexi Giannoulias spoke at a labor rally in Federal Plaza to support Wall Street reform. Afterwards, in an attempt to avoid media questions, he sprinted through a post office on Dearborn. As in ran. As in quickly. But to no avail. A gaggle of hardscrabble journos ran after him and pounced.
NBC reporter and limber-legged journo-lete Mary Ann Ahern was at the scene. The reporters only caught up with Giannoulias for a brief minute. Ahern sets the scrum scene thusly:
Reporter: "Do you need a hug from Obama today?"
Video to come.