HIGHWOOD, IL - NOVEMBER 2: U.S. Congressman Mark Kirk (R-IL) carries his ballot to give to an election judge at the Highwood Recreation Center November 2, 2010 in Highwood, Illinois. Kirk is locked ... more 
HIGHWOOD, IL - NOVEMBER 2: U.S. Congressman Mark Kirk (R-IL) carries his ballot to give to an election judge at the Highwood Recreation Center November 2, 2010 in Highwood, Illinois. Kirk is locked in a tight battle with Democratic rival Alexi Giannoulias for the senate seat formerly held by U.S. President Barack Obama, currently occupied by Sen. Roland Burris, who was appointed by embattled former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images) less 
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