Morning Examiner: Big fundraiser for Joe Giannoulias 

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley showed up along with President Obama to help Alexi Giannoulias’ Senate campaign yesterday. The mayor “repeatedly” misstated the candidate’s first name.

Don’t look now, but Roland Burris, D-Ill., wants to be on the ballot for the lame duck session.

Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., formerly superintendent of Denver schools, put them in an awkward position with exotic financial arrangements that involved large fees for Wall Street firms, The New York Times reports.

Who got earmarks for the clients of PMA group (whose founder was just indicted)? CQ Politics knows. Who got PMA’s and its clients’ money? OpenSecrets has the full list.

Unemployment remains at 9.5 percent, 131,000 more jobs lost in July, and the June and May numbers have been revised downward by an additional 97,000. White House economic adviser Christina Romer is calling it quits. Wouldn’t you?

Oregon officials courageously “protect the public” from a seven-year old girl’s lemonade stand.

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