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.
Latest Hot Mic Gaffe: Sen. Kirk Drops The Word 'Ho'Mark Kirk called fellow Republican senator and presidential candidate Lindsey Graham a "bro with no ho." The remarks were captured Thursday on a live microphone as a Senate panel conducted a roll call vote.
In Illinois, Reaction To Iran Nuke Deal Falls Along Party Lines
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.
Kirk: U.S. Needs To Do Everything Possible To Make Sure Radicals Have Got “No Chance In Chicago”Senator Kirk is in Pennsylvania at a retreat for the House and Senate and tells WBBM the alleged plot to attack the U.S. Capitol is on people's minds there.
Local Anti-War Activists Applaud Decision To Extend Deadline On Nuclear Talks With Iran Members of Chicago's anti-war community are applauding the decision to keep talks going between the U.S. and Iran, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Kirk, Lipinski To FAA: How Could One Person Create So Much Air-Traffic Chaos?Two members of Illinois' congressional delegation want answers from the FAA, which was largely silent Friday.
Obama Calls For Airstrikes To Combat ISIS
Quinn-Kirk Relationship Cools After Call For Probe On Disaster SpendingKirk supports Quinn's opponent, Bruce Rauner, and has been raising new questions about a controversial program already under investigation.
Kirk Backs Off Suggestion Some Border Kids Are CriminalsFriday, Sen. Kirk was all about the their safety and their welfare. A Democratic representative was not swayed by the change of heart. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Kirk: Soldier-For-Taliban Swap Should Be InvestigatedU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says Guantanamo Bay should be a “black hole” for terrorists and they should never get out.
Kirk: President Wrong To Swap Five Taliban Members For Captive U.S. SoldierKirk says it endangers military and diplomatic personnel stationed around the world. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Kirk Voices New Allegations From Hines VA Hospital StaffU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he's met with doctors from a suburban Chicago veterans hospital who tell him "boxes and boxes" of echocardiograms went unread for weeks and that some patients died in the interim.
Sen. Kirk: Changes Needed At The Top At Hines VA HospitalU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says five cases had to be settled in court after treatment delays harmed Hines VA patients.