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.
Obama Describes Trump As Insecure During Duckworth FundraiserThe president said Trump's comments during the course of the campaign, "tells you he'd be careless with the civility and the respect that a real, vibrant democracy requires."
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.
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.
Illinois AG: Duckworth Lawsuit Settlement FinalA settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is final and the plaintiffs can't back out even if no paperwork was signed, the Illinois Attorney General's office said Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
Duckworth, Kirk Expected To Spend Big In Senate RaceCBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports, Democrats will be clamoring to regain the seat.