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Obama gives Giannoulias shout out in Quincy

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WASHINGTON--President Obama gave Democratic Illinois Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias a shout out while in Quincy, Ill. to deliver a speech on Wall Street greed and the need for the GOP to help pass his package of financial system reforms.

Giannoulias, attending in his official roll as the Illinois state treasurer was called a
a "soon-to-be senator" by Obama while making introductions in his speech. This morning, White House deputy press secretary Bill Burton said not to expect a shout-out because the event was governmental, not political.

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