Sen. Mark Kirk

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Illinois Democrats, Republicans Welcome Walgreens’ Decision to Stay in Illinois

Where the two parties differ is on what’s causing the problem.


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Sen. Kirk Wants Probe of New VA Hospital Claims

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday that there is new evidence of a “culture of corruption” at a veterans hospital in suburban Chicago.


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Sen. Kirk Calls for $2B for Boeing Fighter Jets

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois will tour the Boeing facility and urge Congress to find the funding needed to support the EA-18G Growler attack fighter program.


Nearly a year after suffering an major stroke, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) (2nd L) waves to friends and supporters as he marks his return to the Senate by walking up the steps to the Senate door with (L-R) Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Joe Manchin (R-WV) and Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) at the U.S. Capitol January 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)

Sen. Kirk Says Rehab Working After Stroke

Senator walking every day.


Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) - (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)

Sen. Kirk Speaking, Asking For Phone After Stroke

Doctors say he’s making progress, but recovery will be a long process


Mark Kirk

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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Ron Paul Wins Illinois GOP Straw Poll

Texas Congressman took 52% of the vote for President.



Sens. Kirk, Durbin Question Airfare Increases

Several airlines raised ticket prices when FAA partially shut down last weekend.


Mark Kirk: Listen to the voters

Sen. Kirk Speaks on Pakistan & Bin Laden

Illinois Republican says Pakistan had to have known terrorist’s whereabouts


U.S. Senator Dick Durbin

Durbin, Kirk Sitting Together for State of the Union

Illinois Democrat and Republican to break tradition on Tuesday night.


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