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 2016-10-26 20:40 

The Hill

Vulnerable GOP senator: I don't know who I'll support for president... +

Sen. Mark Kirk said he was ...

 2016-10-26 20:17 

Chicago Sun-Times

Duckworth, with kid in tow, stops downtown to vote... +

U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth voted Wednesday in Chicago before a fundraiser and a debate with Sen. Mark Kirk, her Republican opponent....

 2016-10-25 13:00 

The Huffington Post

Mark Kirk Won't Say Who Has His Vote For President... +

The Republican senator has now changed his mind four times....

 2016-10-22 19:51 

CBS St. Louis

Senate Race in Illinois Leaning Democratic... +

Some polls indicate Tammy Duckworth has comfortable lead, but Republican Mark Kirk isn't giving up...

 2016-10-22 17:00 

Stamford Advocate

A look at Illinois' US Senate candidates, top priorities... +

A look at Illinois' US Senate candidates, top priorities CHICAGO (AP) Four Illinois candidates are vying for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Mark Kirk. Here's a look at information each candidate submitted on an Associated Press questio...

 2016-10-21 14:15 

Stamford Advocate

Kirk far behind Duckworth in fundraising for US Senate race... +

CHICAGO (AP) Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has lagged far behind Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth in raising money for the final weeks of his re-election bid. Kirk, who's seeking his second term, said this week that he's always exceeded exp...

 2016-10-20 22:59 

Chicago Tribune

Duckworth outraises Kirk 3-to-1 over summer, owns cash edge in Senate race... +

Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was outraised by more than 3-to-1 this summer by Democratic challenger U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, federal campaign paperwork showed Thursday.Kirk reported raising nearly $1.2 million for re-election bid from July through Sep...

 2016-10-20 18:03 

Stamford Advocate

Mark Kirk: Trump's stance on election results 'delusional'... +

Trump's stance on election results 'delusional' CHICAGO (AP) Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says Donald Trump's refusal to say he'll accept the outcome of election is another sign the GOP presidential candidate is ...

 2016-10-20 16:52 

Chicago Sun-Times

Sen. Kirk slams Donald Trump for not saying will accept election... +

WASHINGTON &#-; Sen. Mark Kirk R-Ill., slammed GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday for not saying at last night’s debate with Hillary Clinton whether he would accept the results of the election. Trump said he wanted to keep people i...

 2016-10-19 22:01 

Chicago Tribune

Romney endorses Kirk as 'essential' to keeping Senate in GOP hands... +

Former Gov. Mitt Romney described Sen. Mark Kirk as "an independent voice" who will "not stand for the kind of partisanship that has gridlocked Washington."Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney visited Chicago on Wednesday to campaign for Republican Sen. ...

 2016-10-19 20:52 

Stamford Advocate

Mitt Romney backs Mark Kirk for US Senate at Chicago stop... +

CHICAGO (AP) Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is in Chicago to support Illinois U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's bid for a second term. Romney endorsed Kirk on Wednesday, calling the Republican an ...

 2016-10-19 20:25 

Chicago Tribune

Mark Kirk op-ed: My stroke changed me, but I still fight for Illinois families... +

When I first got to the Senate in 2010, the 42 steps to the door of the U.S. Capitol would have taken me about a minute to climb. I definitely would not have been nervous, excited or focused. In fact, I probably would have been on my phone and not thinkin...

 2016-10-19 10:00 

McClatchy DC

GOP senator in Illinois braces for fallout from hurricane Trump... +

Sen. Mark Kirk says hes ready for Hurricane Trump....

 2016-10-18 16:38 

USA Today

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Mark Kirk faces Trump's shadow in Illinois Senate race... +

Donald Trump looms large in tight race between Mark Kirk and Tammy Duckworth....

 2016-10-14 16:01 

Washington Post

Chicago Tribune offers an awfully blunt reason for not endorsing Sen. Mark Kirk: His stroke... +

The paper says Kirk no longer can perform to the fullest the job of a U.S. senator....

 2016-10-14 16:00 


Chicago Tribune Wont Endorse GOP Senator Mark Kirk Because He Suffered a Stroke... +

Despite having endorsed the longtime Illinois Republican Senator a whopping six times, The Chicago Tribune declined to endorse Mark Kirk Friday because he suffered a stroke in 2012....

 2016-10-14 15:33 

Federal News Radio

Chicago Tribune endorses Duckworth, cites Kirk's health... +

The Chicago Tribune has endorsed Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth for the U.S. Senate, arguing that incumbent Republican Mark Kirk is unable to fully do the job after recovering from a stroke...

 2016-10-14 15:25 

Talking Points Memo

Chicago Tribune Endorses Tammy Duckworth, Cites Mark Kirk's Health Following Stroke... +
 2016-10-14 15:07 

Stamford Advocate

Chicago Tribune endorses Duckworth, cites Kirk's health... +

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Tribune has endorsed Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth for the U.S. Senate, arguing that incumbent Republican Mark Kirk is unable to fully do the job after his recovery from a stroke. The newspaper endorsed Duckworth despite ...

 2016-10-14 12:00 

Chicago Tribune

Tammy Duckworth for U.S. Senate from Illinois... +

On Jan. 3, 2013, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk stomped his right foot on a sandstone step of the U.S. Capitol. To hearty applause and the flutter of cameras, Kirk leaned on Vice President Joe Biden and Kirk's best friend, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, and made...

 2016-10-13 22:35 

Chicago Sun-Times

Mitt Romney headlining fundraiser for Sen. Mark Kirk in Chicago... +

The tab runs from $250 per individual to $2,700 to be a top sponsor, according to an invitation obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times....

 2016-10-13 10:53 

Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: Sen. Kirk's Iran comment surfaces in leaked Clinton campaign chairman's emails... +

Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Topspin Amid the leaked emails of Hillary Clintons campaign chairman, John Podesta, by the group WikiLe...

 2016-10-12 22:02 

CBS Chicago

Duckworth Calls New Kirk Attack Ad Karl Rove Tactic In Race For Senate... +

A new television commercial for Sen. Mark Kirk claims opponent Rep. Tammy Duckworth turned her back on abuse of veterans....

 2016-10-12 09:10 


How The Presidential Contest Is Affecting Illinois' Senate Race... +

Steve Inskeep talks to Illinois Representative Tammy Duckworth about what she's doing to gain votes in a tight Senate race with incumbent Mark Kirk....

 2016-10-10 22:54 

Chicago Sun-Times

Pro-Kirk super PAC shows how mega-donors avoid spending caps... +

A Super PAC backing Sen. Mark Kirk's re-election provides a stark example of how mega-donors can legally skirt federal caps on individual donations....

 2016-10-08 02:07 

Chicago Tribune

Mark Kirk wants Donald Trump off ballot, but there's no way to remove him... +

More than 34,000 Republican voters have already cast their ballots for the 2016 general election according to the U.S. Election Project, 8,000 of them in the battleground state of North Carolina and another 5,000 in Florida. Not all of those ballots were ...

 2016-10-08 01:48 

The Daily Caller

GOP Senator: It's Time For Trump To Drop Out... +

GOP Sen. Mark Kirk said Friday's video release was the last straw, and it's time for Donald Trump to quit the presidential race....

 2016-10-08 01:18 

Chicago Sun-Times

Sen. Mark Kirk calls on GOP to replace Trump in wake of lewd tape... +

WASHINGTON &#-; Sen. Mark Kirk R-Ill., locked in a re-election battle with Rep. Tammy Duckworth, called on Republicans to replace Donald Trump on the GOP presidential ticket on Friday, after a tape surfaced of Trump making lewd and sexually suggestive ...

 2016-10-08 00:54 

The Hill

GOP senator: Trump should drop out... +

Sen. Mark Kirk said the GOP should find a way to replace Trump....

 2016-10-07 22:57 


Trump Takes Swipe at Sen. Mark Kirk: 'Maybe He's a Democrat'... +

Donald Trump slammed GOP Sen. Mark Kirk, saying he is to blame for showing low poll numbers in his reelection fight because the Illinois senator did not support him, according to The Hill....

 2016-10-07 18:35 

Daily Kos

Even Mark Kirk's own poll shows him in a bad place against Tammy Duckworth... +

Republican Sen. Mark Kirk is out with a poll from the GS Strategy Group, but it doesn’t provide him with much good news. The survey shows him trailing Democrat Tammy Duckworth 41-37, while Hillary Clinton carries Illinois 50-33. Kirk is arguing that he’s ...

 2016-10-07 04:00 


Sen. Mark Kirk calls for Trump's 'emergency replacement' on GOP ticket... +

Senator Kirk, withdrew his support for Donald Trump in June, calling him "too bigoted and racist" to be president....

 2016-10-07 03:01 

Chicago Tribune

Trump says Mark Kirk 'not doing so well' in Senate race, but 'that's his problem'... +

Donald Trump lashed out against a broad array of people, including Republican Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois, at a town hall-style event staged before a friendly audience here Thursday night. He attacked Hillary Clinton, alleging with no evidence that when th...

 2016-10-07 01:00 

The Hill

Trump swipes at vulnerable GOP senator... +

Trump took a swing at Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)....

 2016-10-06 23:57 

Chicago Sun-Times

Duckworth raised $4.1 million last quarter for Kirk Senate battle... +

WASHINGTON &#-; Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Tammy Duckworth D-Ill., in a battle with Sen. Mark Kirk R-Ill., raised $4.1 million in the past three months and has $4.3 million on hand, her campaign said on Thursday. The Duckworth campaign released t...

 2016-10-06 20:45 

Chicago Tribune

Duckworth hauls in $4.1 million over summer for Kirk challenge... +

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Duckworth's campaign said Thursday it raised $4.1 million from July through September to use in challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's re-election bid.The Duckworth campaign said it had $4.3 million left to sta...

 2016-10-05 13:35 

Chicago Sun-Times

Poll shows Duckworth, Mendoza, Clinton ahead in Illinois... +

A new poll shows Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth with a double-digit lead in her bid to unseat incumbent Republican Sen. Mark Kirk....

 2016-10-04 01:30 

Chicago Tribune

Chatty Duckworth makes it hard to evaluate Kirk's recovery... +

If U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth had let U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk get in a few more words edgewise during their debate Monday, we'd have a better idea of the answer to an urgent question in this campaign: Is Kirk still up to the job? I don't apologize for putting ...

 2016-10-03 22:52 

CBS Chicago

Kirk, Duckworth Square Off In First Debate For U.S. Senate Seat... +

GOP incumbent Mark Kirk faced off against Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth at the Chicago Tribune editorial board. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports....

 2016-10-03 17:50 

Chicago Tribune

Duckworth goes on offensive against low-key Kirk at first Senate race forum... +

Democratic challenger U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth questioned Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's credibility and productivity while serving in Washington during the first face-to-face meeting of the campaign. By contrast, Kirk was low key and gave short answer...

 2016-10-03 10:12 

Chicago Tribune

How little-known vet home became focal point in U.S. Senate race ad... +

Sitting off a narrow two-lane road not far from the Trail of Tears State Forest in far southern Illinois, there's little to suggest the Anna Veterans' Home would become a recurring focal point in one of the nation's most hotly contested U.S. Senate races....

 2016-10-01 01:41 

Chicago Sun-Times

Sen. Mark Kirk nixes some traditional campaign debates... +

Sen. Mark Kirk, facing a tough re-election bid, is taking a pass on two televised Chicago debates and a Sun-Times Editorial Board meeting....

 2016-09-30 17:46 

Stamford Advocate

Kirk ads attacking Duckworth's work at VA omit key facts... +

CHICAGO (AP) In his fight to keep his U.S. Senate seat, Republican Mark Kirk has repeatedly criticized Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's service as director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs. [...] the ads leave out important conte...

 2016-09-30 16:45 

Washington Times

Kirk ads attacking Duckworth's work at VA omit key facts... +

In his fight to keep his U.S. Senate seat, Republican Mark Kirk has repeatedly criticized Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's service as director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs. His latest attacks come in two new campaign ads, which...

 2016-09-28 01:07 

Chicago Sun-Times

Mihalopoulos: Two ex-workers not giving up case against Duckworth... +

Now, though, Christina Butler and Denise Goins both appear in a new Mark Kirk campaign attack ad....

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