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  • Kirk, Durbin praise Lynch's record after Senate vote

    Both U.S. senators from Illinois are praising Loretta Lynch's record after the Senate confirmed her nomination for U.S. attorney general.
  • Emanuel, allies spent at least $22.8 million to win

    Emanuel, allies spent at least $22.8 million to win
    Rahm Emanuel and a supportive political action committee spent more than $22.8 million in the preliminary and runoff elections en route to the mayor winning a second term, new campaign finance reports show. By contrast, challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia...

    Duckworth's bid for Kirk's U.S. Senate seat promises costly battle

    Duckworth's bid for Kirk's U.S. Senate seat promises costly battle
    — Rep. Tammy Duckworth's challenge to Republican Sen. Mark Kirk portends a costly battle in what figures to be one of the most closely watched 2016 Senate contests. Duckworth, 47, a two-term Democrat from Hoffman Estates who lost her legs in the...

    Letters to the editor

    Kirk not who he claims to be Now that the Democrats have an announced candidate, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, for the U.S. Senate seat held by Mark Kirk, it is necessary to examine Senator Kirk's record. This is especially important because too often he...

    Foster won't run against Kirk, backs Duckworth

     Foster won't run against Kirk, backs Duckworth
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Bill Foster, of Naperville, announced Friday that he will not challenge Republican Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016 and instead is backing another Democrat, Rep. Tammy Duckworth. Foster, a physicist, said in a statement he wanted to...