Chicago Tribune endorses Mark Curran for U.S. Senate

The two major-party candidates on the ballot for U.S. Senate give Illinois voters an illuminating contrast. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin rose through the seniority ranks to become one of the Senate’s most powerful Democrats, while Republican Mark Curran Jr. is well-known in suburban circles as the former Lake County sheriff, but requires an introduction outside […]

Mark C. Curran Jr., U.S. Senate Republican nominee profile

Candidate profile Mark Cooney Curran Jr. Running for: United States Senator Political party affiliation: Republican Political/civic background: Lake County Sheriff 2006-2018/Numerous Law Enforcement and Community Boards Occupation: Attorney Education: High School — Loyola Academy, Wilmette, IL; College — Spring Hill, Mobile, Alabama BS in Business Administration; Law School — IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois; Suburban Law Enforcement Academy […]

The 21st Show Interview: US Senate Candidate Mark Curran (R)

During the Democratic National Convention last week, we spoke to US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL). As the Republican National Convention begins, The 21st speaks to Durbin’s Republican challenger, Mark Curran, former Lake County Sheriff. Curran won a five-way primary this spring, winning the right to take on incumbent Durbin, who is in his 24th year in the US Senate. Guest: […]