GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate Mark Kirk released a new ad in which he highlights his downstate roots and "mainstream Illinois values." What values does he mean, exactly? Could Kirk be referring to his opposition to gay marriage? According to recent data, support for gay marriage among Illinoisans is growing at a rapid pace.
The Democratic and Republican candidates for U.S. Senate are offering differing opinions
on the effect that Chicago's mayoral race will have on November's general election.
GOPer Mark Kirk believes the mayoral election will drain Democratic
resources from the Senate race, while Democrat Alexi Giannouliasthinks it that will create excitement in politics and increase the
number of registered voters in the city.
Washington insider, Washington outsider. A corporate crony versus a backer of working families. A friend of President George W. Bush, a friend of President Barack Obama. Such are the contrasts between Rep. Mark Kirk and State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, the candidates running for Illinois' U.S. Senate seat this fall, according to a new advertisement from the Giannoulias campaign. Here it is:
Immigrant advocates have pleaded
with U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk to support the DREAM Act, a once-bipartisan
bill that would give immigrant youth a path to earn citizenship via
college or the military. The GOP U.S.