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[14 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Chicago Sun-Times reporter Natasha Korecki has what the media considers a “gotcha” story on a quote from Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk about black poverty. But viewed more objectively, the selective quote and her outrage says far more about the mindset of the press than it does about the Illinois politician. Korecki, who pretends to be an unbiased reporter during the week but let’s her opinions be known in a regular Sunday column, has quite an opinionated a piece in today’s —…

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[15 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

From the Chicago Sun-Times article, “Class Warfare at State Fair as Democrats Rally Against GOP:” Perhaps the most stinging anti-Rauner attack came from U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)…   She hit Rauner hard, later likening him to a “deserter” for investing some of his personal fortune in funds and stocks based in the Cayman Islands, a notorious tax haven.   “I think if you’re avoiding paying your fair share in your nation, that fits,” she said of Rauner when pressed…

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[30 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Soon after Mark Kirk’s ex-wife announced she would no longer support his 2010 run for the U.S. Senate, he brought her onto his campaign team, then quietly paid her after his victory.

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[28 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Senator Mark Kirk, who’s recovering from a stroke, could not attend Monday’s Memorial Day parade in Arlington Heights.

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[13 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

from U.S. Senator Mark Kirk – WASHINGTON – Following the failure of European leaders to build decisive consensus on managing the growing European sovereign debt crisis, U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) wrote to Treasury Secretary Geithner about the ‘systemic risk’…

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[21 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

With the holidays upon us, U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.-11) today joined with student veterans at DePaul University to highlight the fast approaching U.S. Postal Service mailing deadline to send care packages to U.S….

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[17 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Eva Sorock, ConservativeBrand blogger Last night I spent a couple of hours with the New Trier Twp. Republican Organization (that would be in the moderate, suburban enclave north of Chicago, newly represented by Jan Schakowsky). We heard remarks from…

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[17 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO – U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Congressman Bob Dold (R-Ill.- 10) are holding a press conference Monday morning at Kirk’s Chicago office to discuss recently introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation aimed at combating identity theft and wasteful Medicare spending….

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[4 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk today released the following statement regarding the retirement of Democrat Congressman Jerry Costello: "Congressman Costello is a dear friend and a respected transportation expert in the Congress. He has many Republican and Democratic admirers. I will…

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[1 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

(Photo added at 12:40 PM via Twitter @SenatorKirk) – Friday morning at 10:00 am, 100 years after Naval Station Great Lakes first opened its doors, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk(R-Ill.) will rededicate the installation following a graduation ceremony for 1,000 new…