The campaign of GOP Senate nominee Rep. Mark Steven Kirk (R-Ill.) is briefing via a conference call at 11:30 a.m. Chicago time Thursday. And it's likely to be about a poll, since the Kirk campaign pollster is in on the call. This comes after the rival Democrat Alexi Giannoulias campaign held a briefing earlier in the week to go over, among other items, a Giannoulias poll showing him at 49 percent to 45 percent for Kirk.
Below, from Kirk campaign....
Kirk for Senate Senior Staff to Discuss State of Senate Race Today
A Clear Choice for Voters in November
Northbrook, Ill. - Senior members of the Kirk for Senate team will participate in a conference call at 11:30 AM CST TODAY to discuss the state of the U.S. Senate race in Illinois.
WHAT: Conference Call
WHO: Eric Elk, Campaign Manager
Pollster Greg Strimple, Fulcrum Strategies
Richard Goldberg, Kirk for Senate
TIME: 11:30 AM CST, Thursday, February 18