Sen. Mark Kirk

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Tammy Duckworth Announces Senate Bid

The Illinois Democratic Congresswoman released a video announcing she will challenge incumbent Senator Mark Kirk in 2016.

03/30/2015

File photo of Sen. Dick Durbin. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Durbin To Seek Probe Of Air Center Sabotage

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday that he will seek an investigation into how a contract employee was able to sabotage a regional control center and bring Chicago’s two international airports to a halt.

09/28/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

GOP Senator Demands Criminal Background Checks On Illegal Immigrant Children

Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico.

07/11/2014