Last week, Kirk, who is seeking re-election in 2016, called fellow Republican senator and presidential candidate Lindsey Graham, a bachelor, a “bro with no ho.”
Sen. Mark Kirk’s derogatory word for a woman has ignited a political firestorm, and despite his apology, the issue isn’t going away.
Mark Kirk called fellow Republican senator and presidential candidate Lindsey Graham a “bro with no ho.” The remarks were captured Thursday on a live microphone as a Senate panel conducted a roll call vote.
CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is blasting a preliminary nuclear agreement between Iran, the U.S. and other world powers saying Iran will be allowed to “keep vast capabilities to make nuclear weapons.” […]
Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth has formally announced she is running for the U.S. Senate.
Democrat Tammy Duckworth is raising money and tells supporters in letters she knows in her “gut” she can unseat Republican Mark Kirk, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Senator Kirk is in Pennsylvania at a retreat for the House and Senate and tells WBBM the alleged plot to attack the U.S. Capitol is on people’s minds there.
Members of Chicago’s anti-war community are applauding the decision to keep talks going between the U.S. and Iran, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Two members of Illinois’ congressional delegation want answers from the FAA, which was largely silent Friday.
CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of […]
Kirk supports Quinn’s opponent, Bruce Rauner, and has been raising new questions about a controversial program already under investigation.
Friday, Sen. Kirk was all about the their safety and their welfare. A Democratic representative was not swayed by the change of heart. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says Guantanamo Bay should be a “black hole” for terrorists and they should never get out.
Kirk says it endangers military and diplomatic personnel stationed around the world. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he’s met with doctors from a suburban Chicago veterans hospital who tell him “boxes and boxes” of echocardiograms went unread for weeks and that some patients died in the interim.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says five cases had to be settled in court after treatment delays harmed Hines VA patients.
With net neutrality effectively neutered, Internet service providers (ISPs) starting to do as they please and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) attempting to create new rules for broadband Internet, now is a good time to take stock of those who support an open Internet and those who don’t.
Net neutrality is a simple concept: it’s the idea that big companies that provide Internet have to treat all websites as equals. What does this mean for you and me?
If the government doesn’t raise the minimum wage soon, should they instead create a maximum wage for the rich? One writer thinks so…
Senator Mark Kirk and States Attorney Anita Alvarez are promoting an agenda aimed at stopping prostitution advertised over the internet, reports WBBM’s John Cody.