New Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has broken with his party to support repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on gays in the military.
A vote on the “DREAM Act” in the U.S. Senate has been put off because Democrats don’t have the votes to get it passed right now.
The North Shore Republican congressman won a contentious election against Democrat Alexi Giannoulias for President Obama’s old Senate seat.
Republican Mark Kirk is about to become Illinois’ newest U.S. senator.
Sen. Roland Burris’ appointment by a disgraced governor made him an oddity and something of an outcast in Washington.
Republican Mark Kirk won’t join the U.S. Senate in time for the start of the lame duck session, which complicates his pledge to fight any last-minute tax and spending bills.
Senator-elect Mark Kirk thanked voters as they exited their trains at the Ogilvie Transportation Center.
Illinoisans could be up late Tuesday night watching the results of the race to open the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama.
A new poll indicates that Republican Mark Kirk has opened up a small lead the U.S. Senate race, but it remains too close to call.
Three suburban and downstate papers have endorsed Mark Kirk for U.S. Senate, while two others are split in their endorsements for governor.
The two major-party candidates for U.S. Senator from Illinois are hitting the campaign trail hard, and a major stop Monday is the Columbus Day Parade downtown.
He’s here today to stump for Senate candidate and basketball buddy Alexi Giannoulias.