Election Results Reveal New Leaders in IllinoisSome candidates retained their positions while others got the boot.
Democrat Duckworth Unseats Incumbent Republican Senator KirkDemocrat Tammy Duckworth says she is proud of her campaign and "so excited to get to work" after unseating Republican incumbent Mark Kirk for the U.S. Senate seat in Illinois.
Kirk Attacks Duckworth's Heritage in Illinois Senate DebateKirk and Duckworth squared-off last night in a televised debate for U.S. Senate.
Senate Race in Illinois Leaning DemocraticSome polls indicate Tammy Duckworth has comfortable lead, but Republican Mark Kirk isn't giving up
Bi-State Members Of Congress Remember 9/11Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks
White House: Sen. Kirk's 'Drug Dealer' Comment 'Outrageous'The White House is firing back at Sen. Mark Kirk for his comment that President Barack Obama was "acting like the drug dealer in chief"
Mark Kirk Won't Support Donald Trump"I have spent my life building bridges and tearing down barriers — not building walls," Kirk said in a statement to Politico.
Illinois' Kirk Calls for Vote on SCOTUS NominationSen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to break with party leaders and call for a vote on President Barack Obama's Supreme Court selection, saying Friday, "It's just man up and cast a vote."
Ex Football Star Running For Senate In IllinoisNapoleon Harris most recently has been serving as state senator
Senate Approves Fast Track BillMcCaskill, Blunt, & Kirk side with President Obama's request, while Durbin opposes
Same-Sex Marriage Could Gain GroundArguments will be heard Tuesday on challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio.
U.S. Senator Concerned About Potential Attack on 9/11 AnniversaryThis Thursday marks the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, and a U.S. senator from Illinois is worried.