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.
2 Groups Pull Kirk Endorsement Following His Remark About Duckworth's ParentsIt was the result of comments Kirk made in last week's debate against opponent Tammy Duckworth.
Kirk Apologizes For Mocking Duckworth's Family Military HistoryIllinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk apologized Friday for mocking his Democratic rival's immigrant background and her claim that her family's military service dates back to the Revolution — comments that drew wide criticism and threatened an already difficult re-election campaign.
Illinois Politicians Rally To Get Voters To Cast BallotsComptroller candidate Susana Mendoza encourages democrats to "vote blue no matter who."
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.
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.
Sen. Mark Kirk’s Surgeon Released Status On Recovery After StrokeSenator Mark Kirk’s surgeon released Wednesday a letter to the media in regards to Sen. Kirk’s recovery since his 2012 stroke.
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.
Democrat Gabby Giffords Endorses GOP Sen. Mark Kirk, Citing Gun-Control VoteGiffords, a Democrat, is the U.S. representative who was shot and gravely wounded in 2011.
Congressional Candidate Wants Kirk To Apologize For PTSD JokeU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s comments comparing dealing with Donald Trump to post-traumatic stress disorder have drawn the ire of a Marine veteran running for Congress.