On Veterans Day, Senate Candidates Highlight Military TiesVeterans Day celebrations in the Chicago area today were a mix of patriotism and politics.
Kirk Joins Thousands In Stair Climb Up Willis TowerU.S. Senator Mark Kirk joined thousands of others in climbing the Willis Tower this morning to raise money for the group that helped him recover from a stroke.
Sen. Kirk Pushing To Maintain Funding For Grants Promoting Interest In Space, ScienceSenator Mark Kirk says President Barack Obama wanted to cut, by a third, the Space Grant Program that funds research, education and service projects designed to promote an interest in space and the sciences.
Thousands Line Route For Arlington Heights 4th Of July ParadeThousands lined the streets of Arlington Heights today celebrating the Fourth of July with the largest parade in the region, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Sen. Kirk Pushes Resolution Seeking To Reunite Korean-Americans With Relatives In North KoreaU.S. Senator Mark Kirk is pushing for the State Department to help Korean-Americans reunite with their families members still back in North Korea, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Sen. Kirk Pushes For Funds To Help Ground Zero Workers Pay Medical BillsRepublican Senator Mark Kirk is giving some bipartisan support to renew money for a bill many of his colleagues were reluctant to endorse the first time around: helping pay medical bills of those who worked at Ground Zero.
Rauner, Kirk Voice Objections To Indiana's Religious Freedom Law Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says he's troubled by what he's read about the situation in Indiana.
Sen. Kirk Calls For Sending Lethal Weapons To UkraineWBBM's Veronica Carter reports it was a standing room only crowd at the Ukrainian Cultural Center for Illinois' Mark Kirk and Arizona's John McCain.
Illinois Republicans Call For Comprehensive Immigration ReformIt wasn't the usual suspects at an immigration reform event at St. Ignatius School on the Near West Side Monday morning, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Sen. Kirk: Chicago Could End Up Like Detroit If Mayor Emanuel Not Re-ElectedRepublican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk has given his tacit endorsement of Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Thousands Hustle Up The Hancock To Raise Money For Respiratory HealthThis year's Hustle up the Hancock raised more than $1 million for lung disease research, education and advocacy.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth Exploring Senate RunDemocratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth told CBS 2 she is "actively exploring" running against Republican incumbent Mark Kirk for the U.S. Senate in 2016.