Illinois Politicians Rally To Get Voters To Cast BallotsComptroller candidate Susana Mendoza encourages democrats to "vote blue no matter who."
Some Military Veterans Feel Like Pawns In Fierce Senate Race Between Kirk, DuckworthEach candidate has made military service an issue, sometimes in negative ways. CBS 2's Rob Johnson reports.
Kirk, Duckworth Square Off In First Debate For U.S. Senate SeatGOP incumbent Mark Kirk faced off against Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth at the Chicago Tribune editorial board. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Sen. Mark Kirk’s Surgeon Released Status On Recovery After StrokeSenator Mark Kirk’s surgeon released Wednesday a letter to the media in regards to Sen. Kirk’s recovery since his 2012 stroke.
Duckworth Speaks Out At Clinton RallyNearly 200 enthusiastic Hillary Clinton-backers filled a River North union hall for a pep rally and strategy session with some of the state's top women Democrats.
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.