Backpage Executives Decline To Testify On Child Sex Trafficking ReportBackpage.com took down its adult advertising section this week, and officials declined to testify before a U.S. Senate subcommittee, in the face of a blistering report accusing the website of facilitating child sex trafficking.
Backpage.com Shuts Down ‘Adult’ Ads After Senate Committee ReportThe owners of Backpage.com on Monday shut down the “adult” section on the online-classified advertising site, just hours after a U.S. Senate committee released a report that found the site knowingly aided users in posting ads for prostitution and child sex trafficking.
Kirk Tells Illinois "Take Heart" In Last Speech On Senate FloorU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said farewell to his colleagues on Capitol Hill on Friday.
U.S. Senate Honors World Series Champion Chicago CubsThe World Series champion Chicago Cubs have been honored on the floor of the U.S. Senate.
Duckworth: "It’s Time To Heal The Country, Come Together"After defeating Mark Kirk in the race for U.S. Senate in Illinois, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth said the most important thing is for the American people to unite and work hard for the good of the nation.
Republican Kirk Predicts 'Upset' Of Duckworth In High-Profile Senate RaceCBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has the latest on the U.S. Senate race that could help shift the balance of power in Washington.
Kirk, Duckworth Both Say They Are Healthy Enough To Serve In U.S. SenateFriday was the final debate between Republican Sen. Mark Kirk and his Democratic challenger, Tammy Duckworth.
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.
Evan Bayh To Seek Indiana U.S. Senate Seat AgainBayh announced Wednesday that he would seek to make the political comeback. Two days earlier, former U.S. Rep. Baron Hill cleared the way by withdrawing as the Democratic nominee.
Mark Kirk's 'Bro With No Ho' Gaffe Latest MisstepSen. Mark Kirk's derogatory word for a woman has ignited a political firestorm, and despite his apology, the issue isn't going away.
Sen. Harry Reid's Exit Sets Off Leadership Scramble For Durbin, SchumerA very public spat between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats is dashing the party's hopes for a drama-free succession in the wake of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's retirement.
Tammy Duckworth Formally Announces U.S. Senate RunDemocratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth has formally announced she is running for the U.S. Senate.