Senate Tracker: A Tough Challenge And A Tightening Race In Illinois
In Illinois, the presidential race is not very close. A recent Loras College poll showed Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump 43 to 30 percent.
But the Senate race is a different story.
Republican incumbent Sen. Mark Kirk is facing a tough challenge from Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth.
WBEZ’s Tony Arnold tells Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson that the tone of the race has gone negative.