Note: Part of a series of video
interviews with 2010 congressional candidates who stop by the CQ-Roll
Call offices. Over the course of the next year, we will feature
interviews from as many top races as possible. Watch other interviews in this series here.
Giannoulias, a former professional basketball player in Europe, famously played ball with Obama when they were serving together in Illinois. Although the White House has told the Giannoulias campaign that they will stay out of the primary, the 33-year-old Democrat has often evoked Obama’s campaign in his own bid.