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NEW AD: Giannoulias plays Bush card

Alexi Giannoulias is out with a new ad, trying to tie opponent Mark Kirk (R) to former President George W. Bush. The Bush card fell flat in the Ohio Senate race; Illinois does, however, lean more to the left than Ohio. (And as was evident on Meet the Press, Giannoulias has grown out the hair a bit, sporting a more conservative look.) Hat tip: NBC's Sarah Blackwill.