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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: Environment
Issue Position: Education Excellence
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Kids Come First
Issue Position: Economic Growth and Job Creation
Issue Position: Protecting Our Environment
Issue Position: Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Family Focused Suburban Agenda
Issue Position: Health Care and Veterans
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
Issue Position: Getting Illinois Working Again
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Congressional Integrity and Fiscal Responsibility
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Fighting Traffic Gridlock
Issue Position: The Economy and Retirement Security
Issue Position: Fighting Crime and Illegal Drugs
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Health Care for All
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Achieving Energy Independence
Issue Position: Ethics and Reform
Issue Position: Foreign Policy: A Lifetime of Experience
Issue Position: Restoring Government Integrity
Aug. 19, 2014 Kirk, Export-Import Bank Chairman and President Hochberg Express Importance of Bank Reauthorization to Keep Illinois Businesses on a Level Playing Field
Aug. 13, 2014 Kelly, Durbin, Kirk Applaud Opportunity to Discuss National Park Designation for Pullman
Aug. 11, 2014 Kirk Meets with Local Seniors to Discuss Medicare Fraud
Aug. 8, 2014 Kirk Statement on U.S. Airstrikes and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq
Aug. 8, 2014 Kirk Bill to Streamline Oversight of Overseas Money Transfers Heads to President's Desk
Aug. 7, 2014 Kirk Statement on Persecution of Iraqi Religious Minorities by ISIS
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Address Burma's Stalled Political Transition During Visit
Aug. 7, 2014 Kirk Statement on Arrests of Gangster Disciples in Chicago
Aug. 5, 2014 Kirk Applauds White House Judicial Nomination of John Blakey to Northern District Bench
Aug. 5, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Investigate Weapons Found at UNRWA Facilities
Aug. 5, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Quinn, Schneider Applaud Cleanup Completion at Waukegan Harb
Aug. 4, 2014 Kirk, Local Hispanic Pastors Launch Partnership to Support Immigrant Children in Illinois
Aug. 1, 2014 Kirk Confronts $2.4 Million in Annual Cost of Great Lakes Pollution
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to David A. Montoya, Inspector General of Housing and Urban Development - Investigation of Missing Federal Disaster Relief
July 31, 2014 Cantwell, Murray Cosponsor Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank
July 31, 2014 Letter to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - UN Response to the Conflict in Gaza
July 31, 2014 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Stand Up for VA Whistleblowers and Veterans Who Have Suffered Abuse
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Designate Pro-Russian Separatist Groups as Foreign Terrorist Organizations Under U.S. Law
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Gross, Asian Carp Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality - Asian Carp
July 30, 2014 Manchin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank
July 30, 2014 Kirk Supports Parental Control of Kids' Online Info
July 30, 2014 Kirk Praises Sanctions on Chinese Drug Traffickers and Encourages Greater Cooperation and Accountability From Chinese Government
July 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Deep Concern over Deterioration of Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights in Venezuela
July 29, 2014 Kirk Praises McDonald's Confirmation as VA Secretary; Requests Visit to IL's 5 VA Hospitals
July 29, 2014 Kirk Calls for Tougher Sanctions Against Putin
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