U.S. Senate candidates Alexi Giannoulias and Mark Kirk have agreed to participate in two initial debates, an October 10 televised showdown on NBC's Meet The Press and a League of
Women Voters’ debate on October 19. The two campaigns remain in talks about scheduling more forums.
At his new home with the New York Times, FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver just released his latest U.S. Senate forecast. In
2008, the former baseball statistician correctly predicted all 35
Senate contests, so his algorithm is worth tracking. As of
today, Silver is giving U.S.