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Mark Kirk

Former Massachusetts Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gives a foreign policy address to cadets at the Citadel on October 7, 2011 in Charleston, South Carolina. (Getty/ Richard Ellis)

US Sen. Kirk Endorses Romney for President

Kirk said Monday that the former Massachusetts governor knows how to work with Democrats and independents.


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Senate Votes For Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Tally was 89-10 in favor. Mark Kirk (R) from the Missouri-Illinois delegation voted against.


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The Mark Reardon Show: Firefighter Pensions, Payroll Tax Cut Extension, Ben Stein on Gingrich

Chris Molitor, president of the International Firefighters Union Local 73, responds to the new pension plan put forth by Mayor Slay. Illinois Senator Mark Kirk has the latest on a possible payroll tax cut extension. […]


Illinois Senator Joins Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

The legislation targets doctors, clinics and pharmacies that prescribe or dispense prescription narcotics inappropriately.



Illinois’ Mounting Debt

According to the report, if each household in the state had to cough up cash to bail the state out, it would cost just over $6,600.



The Mark Reardon Show – Debt Deal Heats Up, Freedom Center of Missouri

Illinois Congressman John Shimkus joins Mark to respond to the debt crisis and what he thinks about the new deal. Illinois Senator Mark Kirk tells us about the debt bill he voted on and what […]



The Mark Reardon Show – Debt Limit Talks, The President’s Horrible Mistake

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk tells us about debt ceiling negotiations and Publisher Sherman Frederick tells us about the President’s Horrible Mistake,


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Kirk Calls for Action on Stem Cell Law

Kirk says the research offers “the best promise” to cure juvenile diabetes.



Mark Reardon Show – Monday, April 18th

Circuit Attorney on City Crime St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells us about efforts to combat crime in the city and the assaults on police officers. High Speed Rail Jim Pakala with the Midwest […]


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Senator Kirk Proposes Ideas to Lower Gas Prices

Illinois is among half a dozen states where the average price for a gallon of gas tops $4.