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.
Jackson Jr.'s Colleagues In Congress Add To Pressure For AnswersSeveral members of Illinois's congressional delegation have joined the growing chorus of voices pressuring U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) to speak out about his ongoing medical and legal troubles.
Duckworth Defeats Rep. Walsh In 8th CongressionalIraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth has ousted Tea Party-backed Congressman Joe Walsh from the 8th Congressional District.
Walsh Slams Duckworth Over Firing Of VA Workers; Duckworth Defends RecordFive days before the election, Republican Congressman Joe Walsh said his Democratic opponent, Tammy Duckworth, needs to come clean about her treatment of two state workers when she headed the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs. But Duckworth said she is "disgusted" that Walsh has been trying to use veterans' issues for political gain.
Democratic House Candidates Urge Voters To Cast Ballots EarlyDemocrats in the northwest suburbs are trying to prod more voters into casting ballots early, even though there are already many in line.
Walsh's Son Defends Father, Asks Duckworth To Pull 'Deadbeat Joe' AdRepublican Congressman Joe Walsh’s son on Tuesday pleaded with his father’s Democratic challenger, Tammy Duckworth, to pull campaign ads accusing his father of being a deadbeat dad, calling the ads “hurtful” and “untrue.”
Embattled Walsh Modifies No-Exceptions Stance On AbortionCongressman Joe Walsh receded from controversial comments he made after a debate this week, that abortions are never necessary to save the life of a mother because of medical advances.