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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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: Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Foreign Policy: A Lifetime of Experience
Issue Position: National Security
June 30, 2014 Kirk Condemns Hamas' Murder of Three Israeli Teens and Calls on White House to Act
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 10, 2014 Kirk Statement on Al-Qaeda Takeover of Mosul
May 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Commitment to Poland
May 22, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Human Rights Violations in Iran
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Regarding Sale of French Warships to Russia
May 8, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Boko Haram Kidnappings
May 8, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Bill to Extend, Reform Special Immigrant Visa Program
May 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Take Immediate Action to Recover Kidnapped Nigerian Girls
May 1, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - United States Aid to Palestinian Authority
April 30, 2014 Rubio, Senate Republicans Introduce Strategic U.S. Response To Deter Russian Aggression In Europe
April 30, 2014 Kirk Provision in Russian Sanctions Bill Blocks Intelligence Sharing Between Administration and Putin
April 24, 2014 Kirk Statement Honoring Victims of Armenian Genocide on 99th Anniversary
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 11, 2014 Americans at Risk - Kirk Proposal Will Protect Citizens Flying Abroad
April 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, and Eric Holder, Attorney General - Kirk Proposal Will Protect Citizens Flying Abroad
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 8, 2014 Sens. Hirono, Lee, Kirk & Klobuchar Introduce Job-Creating Visa Waiver Bill
April 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Reinstate Suspended Sanctions Should Iran and Russia Violate the Joint Plan of Action
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
April 3, 2014 Kirk and Menendez Introduce Senate Resolution Commemorating the Armenian Genocide
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cancel All Contracts with Russian Arms Firm
March 23, 2014 Kirk, Warner to Introduce Cybersecurity Amendment to Ukrainian Aid Bill on Monday
March 16, 2014 Kirk Condemns Illegitimate Referendum Held in Crimea
March 7, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduce Resolution Honoring International Women's Day
March 6, 2014 Letter to Joseph S. Blatter, President, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) - Suspend Russia's World Cup Participation
March 5, 2014 Wicker Leads Bipartisan Effort Condemning Russian Aggression in Ukraine
March 4, 2014 Kirk Meets with Chicago-Area Families and Leaders Impacted by Ukrainian Struggle
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 24, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Portman Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Concerned with Japanese Agriculture Tariffs in Trade Negotiations
Feb. 21, 2014 Kirk Statement on Violence in Ukraine
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Combat Child Sexual Assault In Guatemala
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - International Hacking
Feb. 7, 2014 Senate Approves Kirk, Durbin Resolution to Honor and Support Global Efforts to Eradicate Polio
Jan. 16, 2014 Boxer, Kirk Introduce Bill to Promote Women's Participation in International Conflict Resolution
Jan. 12, 2014 Statement by Senator Kirk on the P5+1 Interim Agreement with Iran
Dec. 20, 2013 Senate Approves Kirk, Durbin Resolution Condemning Iran's Continued Persecution of Baha'i Minority
Dec. 20, 2013 At Gillibrand & Kirk's Urging, Both Houses of Congress Approve Measure Requiring Defense Department Report on U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs -- Heads to President's Desk as Part of 2014 Defense Bill to be Signed into Law
Dec. 19, 2013 Cardin Sponsors Bill To Keep Iran Accountable
Dec. 19, 2013 Twenty-Six Senators Introduce the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act
Nov. 21, 2013 Bipartisan Statement on Iran Sanctions
Nov. 21, 2013 Bipartisan Statement on Iran Sanctions
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Key Concerns Over Iran Nuclear Offer
Nov. 8, 2013 Senator Kirk Statement on Negotiations With Iran
Nov. 5, 2013 Senator Kirk Testifies at Foreign Relations Committee: Our Soldiers Are Victors, Not Victims
Oct. 18, 2013 Ayotte, Graham, Kirk Statement on Iran Sanctions
Oct. 13, 2013 The Telegraph - Appeasement Won't Reduce the Peril of a Nuclear Iran
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