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.
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."