Durbin says Republican Kirk and his supporters should not worry that his swearing-in is being delayed past the vote on tax cuts.
Illinois Republican Mark Kirk won’t be seated in the U.S. Senate in time for the start of the lame duck session of Congress this month – unlike two other newly elected senators.
Republican Mark Kirk won’t join the U.S. Senate in time for the start of the lame duck session, which complicates his pledge to fight any last-minute tax and spending bills.
It may not be quick enough for Kirk to serve during the entire lame-duck session of Congress. The Illinois State Board of Elections does not have to certify Tuesday’s results until Nov. 23.
It was just a beer among friends, if you can believe the spin.
Senator-elect Mark Kirk thanked voters as they exited their trains at the Ogilvie Transportation Center.
Republican Mark Kirk has won the race for the U.S. Senate seat, according to the Associated Press.
Early results in the U.S. Senate race offer some good news for Democrat Alexi Giannoulias.
Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk are battling for the U.S. Senate seat that President Barack Obama used to hold.
Illinoisans could be up late Tuesday night watching the results of the race to open the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama.
The race to fill President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat is a toss-up just one day before the election. Candidates Alexi Giannoulias and Mark Kirk are campaigning until the very end. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
It’s down to the wire for many of the candidates who are in the final stretch of the weekend push to get to votes.
Civility is a thing of the past in the race for President Barack Obama’s former U.S. Senate seat.
Former President Bill Clinton was in Chicago to attend a major Democratic rally.
A new poll indicates that Republican Mark Kirk has opened up a small lead the U.S. Senate race, but it remains too close to call.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is accusing Republican opponent Mark Kirk of “economic treason” as the two sides skirmish over a small fundraiser in the race for President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat.
The gloves came off, as the candidates for the U.S. Senate squared off in a one-hour debate.
Three suburban and downstate papers have endorsed Mark Kirk for U.S. Senate, while two others are split in their endorsements for governor.
For only the third time since her husband became President, Michelle Obama is waking up in the master bedroom of her Hyde Park mansion.
The two major-party candidates for U.S. Senator from Illinois are hitting the campaign trail hard, and a major stop Monday is the Columbus Day Parade downtown.