The Illinois race for Obama's old Senate seat has erupted into a volatile battle that's being fought on personal, philosophical and symbolic fronts.
The Illinois race for Obama's old Senate seat has erupted into a volatile battle that's being fought on personal, philosophical and symbolic fronts. Warren Skalski/MCT
The Illinois race for Obama's old Senate seat has erupted into a volatile battle that's being fought on personal, philosophical and symbolic fronts. Warren Skalski/MCT

Personal flaws define Senate race in Obama's home state

August 03, 2010 4:19 PM