Sen. Mark Kirk Not Backing Down On Obama-Iran Payment CommentsU.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-8th), Kirk’s opponent, said his comments about the president were beyond pale.
Democrat Gabby Giffords Endorses GOP Sen. Mark Kirk, Citing Gun-Control VoteGiffords, a Democrat, is the U.S. representative who was shot and gravely wounded in 2011.
Congressional Candidate Wants Kirk To Apologize For PTSD JokeU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s comments comparing dealing with Donald Trump to post-traumatic stress disorder have drawn the ire of a Marine veteran running for Congress.
Kirk Calls For Debate In Spanish With Challenger DuckworthCBS 2 Special Correspondent Jay Levine talks with the Republican incumbent about his tough bid for re-election.
Kirk Again Trails Duckworth In Fundraising For US Senate BidU.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth outraised Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk for the fourth consecutive quarter, giving her a multimillion-dollar cash advantage in a race that could help determine whether Democrats retake control of the Senate.
Sen. Mark Kirk Calls Donald Trump A 'Bully,' Trump Calls Kirk 'Loser'Kirk, one of the more vulnerable GOP incumbents, has said he will not endorse his party's presumptive presidential candidate.
U.S. Senate Contenders Duckworth, Kirk Hit July 4th ParadesThe contest between Republican Mark Kirk and Democrat Tammy Duckworth is considered the nation's top Senate race to watch.
Republican Sen. Kirk: Fundraising More Challenging Here With Trump Atop TicketThe incumbent admits fundraising is a little harder among Republican donors because of uncertainty over Trump’s candidacy.
Duckworth Settles Retaliation Lawsuit; Agreement That No Law ViolatedA settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth concluded Friday with an agreement that no law was violated, removing an obstacle in bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in one of November's most competitive Senate races.
Mud-Slinging Begins In U.S. Senate Race Between Kirk, DuckworthIncumbent Mark Kirk, a Republican, and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth released their first TV ads, and they're both on the attack.
Judge Allows Workplace Retaliation Case Against Duckworth To Go To TrialUnion County Judge David Boie rejected an effort by government lawyers to dismiss the lawsuit, allowing the case to go to trial in August and remain a campaign issue for Duckworth.
Kirk Meets With Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Garland, Urges GOP To Hold Confirmation HearingsSen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to meet with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, complimenting President Barack Obama's pick Tuesday as "one of the most eminent jurists in the country" and criticizing GOP leaders' refusal to hold confirmation hearings or a vote on him.