Illinois' Kirk Calls for Vote on SCOTUS NominationSen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to break with party leaders and call for a vote on President Barack Obama's Supreme Court selection, saying Friday, "It's just man up and cast a vote."
Ex Football Star Running For Senate In IllinoisNapoleon Harris most recently has been serving as state senator
Senate Approves Fast Track BillMcCaskill, Blunt, & Kirk side with President Obama's request, while Durbin opposes
Same-Sex Marriage Could Gain GroundArguments will be heard Tuesday on challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio.
U.S. Senator Concerned About Potential Attack on 9/11 AnniversaryThis Thursday marks the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, and a U.S. senator from Illinois is worried.
Illinois Senator Calls For Swift Action Against ISISRepublican Mark Kirk tells reporters the U.S. should, "bomb the hell out of them."
Senators Bet Brews On HockeyMark Kirk & Al Franken have a friendly wager on outcome of Hawks-Wild NHL playoff series
Actor Seth Rogan Testifies in DC, Meets Ill. Senator Kirk Rogen spoke about Alzheimer's Disease impact, & blasted low turnout of elected officials.
Illinois Lawmakers Scramble to Digest Pension BillA growing chorus of conservatives made statements in opposition to the proposal they say is being rushed through. A draft of the 325-page legislation was distributed Sunday and Monday.
Illinois Sen. Kirk Wants Federal Help to Fight Gangs“The thing I was trying to get through was these criminal empires are far in excess of what Capone would’ve ever dreamed of.”
Sen. Kirk Pushing "Stroke Agenda"A stroke victim himself, the Illinois Republican seeks better care for low-income sufferers.
Sen. Mark Kirk Urges GOP to "Never Give Up"Kirk says Republicans' stance on fiscally conservative values will help protect Illinois from fiscal insolvency. The party comes off major losses in 2012 as well as a recent gay marriage flap.