- Casey Chlebek: Candidate profile (Republican Party)
- Mark Curran Jr.: Candidate profile (Republican Party)
- Peggy Hubbard: Candidate profile (Republican Party)
- Robert Marshall: Candidate profile (Republican Party)
- Tom Tarter: Candidate profile (Republican Party)
Duckworth gets some buzz as potential Biden running mateMar 22, 2020 5:29 PM - Tammy for Veep? The rumor mill is churning, but U.S. Sen. Duckworth of Hoffman Estates says any buzz is premature.
Curran knows he's an underdog against Durbin -- but voters "like the underdog"Mar 18, 2020 6:13 PM - Newly minted Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Curran knows taking on veteran incumbent Dick Durbin -- the second-most powerful Democrat in the chamber -- is an uphill battle.
Curran easily outdistances 5-person field to win GOP race to challenge DurbinMar 18, 2020 1:10 AM - Former Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran handily won a five-person race to be Illinois' Republican nominee for U.S. Senate. He'll challenge incumbent Dick Durbin in November.
Low-profile primary will determine Durbin opponent in the fallMar 14, 2020 8:34 PM - Five lesser-known candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in a feisty race that has been waged largely below traditional media radar.
Hubbard changes story about whether she brought a gun to Senate debateMar 4, 2020 6:30 PM - After spawning controversy when she said she brought a handgun to a debate at a suburban high school last month, Republican Senate hopeful Peggy Hubbard shared a different version of that tale during a televised forum Tuesday.
Republican Senate challengers voice concerns about socialism, Islamic jihadists, crimeFeb 17, 2020 11:50 PM - Fears of socialism and Islamic jihadists are among the motivations for the Republicans running to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin for his post.