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[19 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

WASHINGTON — Earlier today, IR questioned whether U.S. Senator Mark Kirk will vote "No" on the Liu nomination. Kirk’s staff pointed out to us a few minutes ago that the senator confirmed his position in Politico today. Democrats need seven…

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[16 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO—U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) issued the following statement today following the inauguration of Rahm Emanuel as Chicago’s new mayor: “I congratulate Rahm and pledge to work with him, especially to expand Charter schools. I will miss Mayor Daley but…

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[3 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

Illinois U.S. Senator Kirk, Congressman Dold, along with Congressman Deutch will hold a press conference Wednesday to unveil bipartisan legislation promoting human rights and democracy in Iran (Kirk-Gillibrand in the Senate; Dold-Deutch in the House). The Iran Human Rights and…

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[27 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Nancy Thorner I read with interest a submission by U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s office to Illinois Review: "Kirk says nuclear waste in Zion plant is a danger to 30 million people." Let me remind Senator Mark Kirk and Illinois…

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[6 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Tuesday evening, Americans for Prosperity’s Phil Kerpen Tweeted: "Senate will vote TOMORROW on EPA energy taxes. Call 202-224-3121 to say YES on McConnell Amdt, NO on sham D amdts." For more information, click on http://bit.ly/fCrNIn Illinois Review asked Kerpen where…

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[5 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Roll Call has a complimentary feature on U.S. Senator Mark Kirk today, spotlighting the freshman senator’s aggressive interest in foreign policy, and speculates his quick rise to influence as part of the next generation of leadership. While Kirk is persistently…

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[5 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Despite public statements that he supports Planned Parenthood’s budget being cut by 10 to 20 percent along with an across-the-board spending cut, rather than total elimination of federal subsidies, Illinois U.S. Senate Mark Kirk has not yet joined with the…

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[23 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

During a visit Wednesday to northwestern Illinois, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) will hold news media availability following a private tour of Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson. U.S. Reps. Don Manzullo (R-Rockford), whose 16th Congressional District includes Thomson, and Bobby…

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[21 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Saturday afternoon, U.S. Senator Mark Kirk and U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert (R-13) held a joint town hall meeting at southwest suburban Carl Sandburg High School in which they sounded an alarm about the dire direction of the federal budget. The…

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[19 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Who: U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert (R-Hinsdale) When/Where: Saturday, March 19 10:30 a.m. to noon Westmont High School Auditorium 909 Oakwood Dr. Westmont, Ill. 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Carl Sandburg High School Auditorium 13300 S….