"We were one of top five Democrats in the country"
Bright Start was supposed to be Alexi's shining achievement. Instead it
State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias -- whose Democratic campaign for senate is hitting some roadbumps -- is out wearing his treasurer hat and supporting a job tech bill today.
But he's still campaigning, natch.
"We were one of top 5 democrats in the country," Giannoulias said, referring to his $1.2 million raised in Q1 -- a full million less than opponent Mark Kirk.
As for possibility of Obama campaigning for him: "We don't have a date yet but I'm hopeful."