Mark Curran says Illinois citizens deserve to see debates with Curran and Durbin in 2020; Mark Curran, R-IL Shares His Thoughts on Faith, Family, Freedom ; Campaign in the News and Press RELEASES —> August 2020- August 2019 . Yanukovych is caught in the middle. For the March 2020 IL GOP primary, the group rated former Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran as most "pro-life." The mission of the Alliance for Retired Americans is to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security. Durbin is still viewed as the favorite in this election, with a large campaign bankroll of $4.5 million as of Oct. 1. 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"You know, the wrong people moved in, what have you," Curran said at the Illinois Republican County Chairman's Association breakfast in Springfield. In June, Durbin apologized to U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., after referring to the African-American senator’s police-reform bill as a “token” approach to addressing police issues. ... among other issues. It's blue. Former Sheriff Mark Curran--who is seeking to run against Sen. Dick Durbin--argued Lake County is no longer purple. Updated 9/23/2020 8:39 AM. 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