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Republican from Illinois

Mark Kirk is a U.S. senator from Illinois, having defeated Democratic State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias for the seat formerly occupied by President Barack Obama in 2010. Kirk was formerly a U.S. congressman from Illinois’ 10th district.

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The art of going negative in Illinois

In the race for President Obama's old Senate seat in Illinois, voters have seen a steady stream of negative ads. We checked in on the latest from Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk.

Accusations fly in campaign for Obama's old senate seat

The race between Illinois state treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, a Democrat, and U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., for a U.S. Senate seat has become downright nasty. We weigh in with a few fact checks from the competing attack ads.