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Kirk, GOP Illinois Senate front-runner, refusing Thursday debate on ABC7

Illinos GOP Senate hopeful Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) the front-runner, is refusing to debate his rivals in the Feb. 2 primary at Thursday’s debate sponsored by ABC7 All the Democratic front runners showed up for their debate on Tuesday. When Kirk first ran for the House in 2000–with 11 contenders in the primary field, and he was not a front-runner–he joined in numerous debates.