- Syrian refugees become issue in Illinois Senate race Updated: Dec-01-15 11:00 am
WASHINGTON - A Republican senator in a tough re-election race is attacking his top Democratic rival for supporting more Syrian refugees in the U.S., marking the issue's first appearance in Senate campaign advertising.
- House OK of GOP Syrian refugee curbs is just start of fight Updated: Nov-20-15 10:00 am
WASHINGTON - Republicans have embarrassed President Barack Obama by winning veto-proof House approval of legislation blocking Syrian and Iraqi refugees from the U.S., but from here the effort may take a different turn in Congress.
- Ex-NFL player makes Dem primary for US Senate a 3-way race Updated: Nov-17-15 2:37 pm
HARVEY, Illinois - A former professional football player-turned-Illinois lawmaker has joined the Democratic race for U.S. Senate, setting up a three-way contest to take on Republican Mark Kirk.
- US Senate candidates split on accepting Syrian refugees Updated: Nov-16-15 2:44 pm
CHICAGO - Illinois' U.S. Senate candidates are divided over whether the United States should accept refugees from the crisis in Syria following recent terrorist attacks.