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  • Zopp vs. Duckworth in Senate Democratic primary

    Zopp vs. Duckworth in Senate Democratic primary
    Andrea Zopp, head of the Chicago Urban League and a member of the embattled board of the city's public schools, said Friday she will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, setting up a primary fight next year with U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth.
  • Chicago Urban League CEO to make 2016 US Senate run

    Chicago Urban League President Andrea Zopp says she intends to run for Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's seat. The move potentially sets up a 2016 primary battle for Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth. In a Friday statement, Zopp says she's...

    Kirk touts stroke recovery in 1st ad of 2016 re-election bid

    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is touting his recovery from a debilitating stroke in the first television ads of his 2016 re-election bid. The Illinois Republican launched the ads Thursday in Chicago and the Champaign area. The early ad buy — which his...

    Mark Kirk launches first ad of 2016 U.S. Senate race

    Mark Kirk launches first ad of 2016 U.S. Senate race
    First-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk will start airing the first TV ad of his re-election campaign Thursday, a spot that uses his recovery from a January 2012 stroke as a metaphor for his work for Illinois constituents. The ad marks the beginning...

    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...