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Stories with person: Tammy Duckworth
  • Illinois' Durbin gets a shot at political redemption story has photos
    Updated: Aug-29-15 9:53 am

    WASHINGTON - For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois: a chance at political redemption.

  • The Latest on Springfield: GOP fires back at Democrats 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 8:33 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The latest on activities in Springfield as Democrats gather for their annual Democratic County Chairman's Association brunch and Democrat Day festivities at the Illinois State Fair:

  • Democrats pledge to stand united in face of Rauner 'attacks' 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 5:47 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois Democrats, set back on their heels by an "epic struggle" with first-year Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, pledged Thursday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in opposition while a potentially bruising primary for a U.S. Senate race took shape.

  • State workers' suit against Duckworth spills into Senate bid story has photos
    Updated: Aug-04-15 2:38 pm

    JONESBORO, Illinois - A civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman's bid to unseat first-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in what is expected to be one of the most competitive 2016 Senate races.

  • Rauner signs bill requiring airport breast-feeding rooms 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 1:00 am

    CHICAGO - Breastfeeding at Chicago's two major airports and others in Illinois will soon be easier under a new law endorsed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.