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  Chris Kennedy mulls [IL] U.S. Senate bid
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Last EditedRP  Apr 28, 2009 07:13pm
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MediaNewspaper - Chicago Sun-Times
News DateTuesday, April 28, 2009 01:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionSneed has learned Chris Kennedy, son of the late U.S. Sen. Robert Kennedy, may be this/close to entering the U.S. Senate sweepstakes from Illinois.

To wit: "Right now, it's an 85 percent chance Chris is going to do it," a top Kennedy source tells Sneed. Kennedy has commissioned a poll, which is expected at the end of the week and "will give him a better lay of the land in this ever-changing race," the source said.

The stats: Sneed is told Kennedy, who runs the Merchandise Mart, is using Obama pollster John Anzalone -- and has reportedly talked to media consultants Larry Grisolano and John Kupper, who now run the firm once headed by David Axelrod, Obama's senior adviser.
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