America’s weirdest Senate race not involving Alvin Greene gets weirder: a couple weeks after accusing one of his consultants of being a “Svengali figure” and, uh, breaking up their marriage, Mark Kirk’s ex-wife signs on to his campaign.

Meanwhile, things aren’t going swimmingly for Alexi.

The latest Rasmussen poll has them tied at 40%, with 12% undecided, which suggests a long, slow, ugly sack race to the finish.

Update: “Both candidates continue to be very unpopular.”