CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 3: U.S. Senator-elect Mark Kirk (R-IL) (R) meets with democratic rival Alexi Giannoulias at the Billy Goat Tavern November 3, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois. Kirk defeated ... more 
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 3: U.S. Senator-elect Mark Kirk (R-IL) (R) meets with democratic rival Alexi Giannoulias at the Billy Goat Tavern November 3, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois. Kirk defeated Giannoulias in a closely-contested, mudslinging race to win the U.S. Senate seat vacated by U.S. President Barack Obama. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images) less 
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