As the latest polls show the race between Sen. Dick Durbin and his challenger Jim Oberweis tightening, the long-serving Illinois senator joins us to discuss the Senate race, congressional dysfunction, and other hot-button issues.
Sen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Springfield, is the 47th U.S. Senator from the State of Illinois.
Sen. Mark Kirk makes his first appearance on Chicago Tonight since his stroke. He talks bipartisanship, his recovery and what's happening in Congress.
Sen. Mark Kirk reversed his stance on same-sex marriage by announcing support for it on his website.
Student debt threatens to cripple a generation from making it in America. We talk with Sen. Dick Durbin about this issue, and other examples of gridlock in Washington.