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Illinois Senate Race 2010

Senate Candidates Agree On Debates; Kirk Still Says Alexi Is 'Hiding'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The two major-party candidates for U.S. Senate from Illinois have agreed to two debates, and appear likely to reach an agreement on several more. The...

Scott Brown Heads To Illinois, Hoping To Make Mark Kirk The Next...Scott Brown?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Since he began his quest for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by President Obama, five-term congressman Mark Kirk has been told that he could be the...

Five Questions With...LeAlan Jones, Green Party Senate Candidate

Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the news business, the same people tend to make headlines day in and day out--especially in Chicago. As Rod Blagojevich's tapes are played and Mayo...

WATCH: Giannoulias Ad Rips Mark Kirk For Avoiding Media

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's been nearly a month since Mark Kirk has addressed the controversy surrounding misstatements made about his military service and teaching career. ...

Mark Kirk Runs From Reporters After Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After addressing the Metropolitan Planning Council Monday, embattled Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk allegedly ran from reporters and slipped ou...

Green Party Candidate Attracting More Voters In Illinois Senate Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mark Kirk's military embellishment scandal has put a dark spot on the Illinois Republican's campaign for Senate. As new poll numbers show Kirk slippin...

Giannoulias Campaign Trying to Control Message

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias's campaign for the United States Senate has something rare in politics: advance notice that a disaster is about to strike, and time ...

Mark Kirk Corrects ANOTHER Description Of His Military Service

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS and DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Senate candidate Mark Kirk faced new questions Wednesday about inaccurate descriptions of his military service, this time over wrongly...

Kirk Throws Gay Supporters Under The Bus: Votes 'No' On DADT Repeal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mark Kirk's previously good reputation among the gay community has likely been blemished for good. On Thursday, the U.S. House and the Senate Armed Se...

Alexi Giannoulias Rips Mark Kirk For Pledge To Repeal Health Reform, Makes A Fake Facebook Page For Kirk (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias' campaign has no intention of distancing itself from the historic new health reform law, but they do plan on letting the public know...

Alexi Giannoulias Gets 'Strong Support' From White House During Visit, Adds Top Obama Fundraiser To Campaign (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias' Tuesday trip to the White House was a productive one. Not only did the Democratic Senate candidate attend the Greek Independence Da...

Giannoulias, Family Could Get Millions From Broadway Bank Collapse

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi Giannoulias and his family could see a more than $10 million windfall if Broadway Bank fails. Th U.S. Senate candidate, his mother and two ...

Illinois Senate Race 2010: Mark Kirk, Alexi Giannoulias Campaigns Heat Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As Republicans and Democrats continue kicking the political football back and forth on a national level, the two contenders for Illinois Senate got in...