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.
Duckworth, Kirk Expected To Spend Big In Senate RaceCBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports, Democrats will be clamoring to regain the seat.
Republican Senatorial Committee Tweets Tammy Duckworth Has 'Sad Record Of Not Standing Up For Our Veterans'The National Republican Senatorial Committee's official Twitter account has come under criticism after tweeting that Congresswoman and U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Duckworth “has a sad record of not standing up for our veterans.”
Napoleon Harris Touting Leadership In Bid To Top Better Known Rivals For Democratic Senate NominationThe third Democrat vying for Republican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s seat was making his case before a luncheon of civic and business leaders today, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Democrats Running For U.S. Senate Seat Spar Over Leadership During Tribune Editorial Board DebateThe three Democrats running for incumbent Republican Mark Kirk’s U.S. Senate seat had a mostly cordial debate today. But there were a few sparks, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Sen. Kirk Issues Apology Amid Lingering Controversy About 'Ho' RemarkLast 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."
Tammy Duckworth Formally Announces U.S. Senate RunDemocratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth has formally announced she is running for the U.S. Senate.
Duckworth Will Launch U.S. Senate Bid Next Week: ReportDemocrat 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.
Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth Announces She's Pregnant Illinois Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth - an Iraq War veteran and a double amputee - has announced that she's pregnant.
Honoring Son Lost To PTSD Suicide, Marine's Mom Finds Her Purpose
Suburban Students Propose Their Own Immigration Reform PlanAfter 2nd graders from Riley Elementary in Arlington Heights recited facts about the history of immigration in the U.S., some 7th graders took the stage at London Middle School in Wheeling to outline their proposals before their peers and politicians.

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