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Mark Kirk's Public Statements

Full Name: Mark Steven Kirk
Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced
Birth Date: 09/15/1959
Birth Place: Champaign-Urbana, IL
Home City: Highland Park, IL
Religion: Congregationalist
Date Title
Issue Position: The Economy and Retirement Security
Issue Position: Protecting Our Environment
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Foreign Policy: A Lifetime of Experience
Issue Position: Health Care and Veterans
Issue Position: Achieving Energy Independence
Issue Position: Family Focused Suburban Agenda
Issue Position: Economic Growth and Job Creation
Issue Position: Health Care for All
Issue Position: Kids Come First
Issue Position: Education Excellence
Issue Position: Ethics and Reform
Issue Position: Restoring Government Integrity
Issue Position: Fighting Crime and Illegal Drugs
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
Issue Position: Getting Illinois Working Again
Issue Position: Fighting Traffic Gridlock
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Congressional Integrity and Fiscal Responsibility
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Development of ICBM
July 15, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Restoring VA Integrity
July 11, 2014 Kirk Announces Efforts to Protect Unaccompanied Minors from Gangs
July 11, 2014 Rubio, Kirk Crack Down On Iranian Human Rights Abusers
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
July 10, 2014 Letter to Mari Carmen Aponte, U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Lisa Kubiske, U.S. Ambassador to Honduras, and Charisse Phillips, U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala - Border Crisis
July 8, 2014 Kirk, Enyart: Scott Finalist for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Relocation
July 7, 2014 Kirk Calls on Secretary Duncan to Work With Congress; Nix 'Gainful Employment' Regulation
June 30, 2014 Kirk Condemns Hamas' Murder of Three Israeli Teens and Calls on White House to Act
June 30, 2014 Kirk, Dart Continue to Lead Charge to Crack Down on Child Prostitution
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 27, 2014 Kirk, Blunt Introduce Bill to Protect Work College Scholarships from the IRS
June 25, 2014 Letter to Members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force - New Vice Chairs
June 25, 2014 Kirk Commends Air Force's Decision to Bring New Jobs to Scott Air Force Base
June 23, 2014 Kirk Calls for Chinese Cooperation to Stop Flow of Deadly Synthetic Marijuana
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Guantanamo Bay Detainees Swap
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Guantanamo Bay Detainees Swap
June 19, 2014 Manchin, Wicker, Kirk, Nelson Introduce Bill to Reform Hospital Readmissions Program
June 18, 2014 Kirk Calls Out VA for Putting Directors Accused of Corruption in Charge of Latest Effort
June 17, 2014 Letter to Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois - Infrastructure Improvements to Illinois' Waterways
June 13, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Expedite Veterans' Access to Non-VA Healthcare
June 13, 2014 Kirk Joined by VA Victim of Phony Scheduling; Calls on Acting VA Sec to Declare State of Emergency
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 11, 2014 Kirk Supports Increased Choice for Veterans and Greater VA Accountability
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