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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) listens as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee June 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Kirk Personally Apologizes for Senator’s Comment on Women

Sen. Mark Kirk has apologized for what he said to a fellow senator that was captured by an open microphone on the U.S. Senate floor and offended many.


This is the first photo of Sen. Mark Kirk since he suffered a stroke in January.  Photo was taken in April. (Credit: Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago)

Sen. Kirk to Retire from Naval Reserve

Kirk joined the Navy Reserve in 1989


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Sen. Kirk is Transfered to Rehab Center

Experts will spend the next few days assessing his condition


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TIAM: IL Senator Mark Kirk, The Costa Concordia, Dave Barry & Alan Zweibel Plus TV Guide’s Matt Roush

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk stopped by Studio B. We learned more about the grounded Italian cruise ship. Two crazy guys who wrote a book called “Lunatics”. TV Guide’s Matt Roush.


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No Child Under Senate Microscope

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois hopes to see the Senate pass the reworked law by May and have it signed into law by October 2012.



Economic Meltdown While Congress Vacations

Congress should come back to Washington to restore the public’s confidence and to reassure the public that the U.S. will not go into another recession.


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Just Say No to State Bailouts

The rating agency Standard & Poor last month downgraded its long-term outlook for U.S. debt to negative.


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Illinois Tax Freedom Day Still Not Here

Illinois is a relatively high-income state, so its citizens pay more taxes.


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Federal Budget Battle Continues

Budget differences remain over size of cuts.


Kirk, Durbin, Shimkus react to Ariz. shootings

WASHINGTON D.C. (KMOX) – Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has new Illinois Senator Mark Kirk’s old Congressional office in Washington.



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