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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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: Getting Illinois Working Again
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. 7, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Address Burma's Stalled Political Transition During Visit
July 31, 2014 Cantwell, Murray Cosponsor Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank
July 30, 2014 Manchin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank
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
May 7, 2014 Letter to Tim Johnson, Chairman and Mike Crapo, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs - Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank
April 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reinstate Suspended Sanctions Should Iran and Russia Violate the Joint Plan of Action
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cancel All Contracts with Russian Arms Firm
March 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow Vote on Measure to Speed Up Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
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
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador of United States Trade Representative, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Department of Agriculture - Address Barriers to U.S. Pork Exports
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Key Concerns Over Iran Nuclear Offer
Feb. 27, 2013 Statement by Senator Kirk on P5+1 Talks with Iran
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 12, 2012 Letter to Secretary Clinton
Aug. 29, 2012 Letter to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
May 8, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Baucus and Ranking Members Inhofe and Hatch of the House-Senate Conference Committee to Strengthen Harbor Maintenance Language
Jan. 9, 2012 St. Louis Beacon - Kirk Urges Greater U.S. Pressure on Iran as New Sanctions Start to Bite
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to Members of Congress
Oct. 13, 2011 St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Senators Say Newly Passed Trade Deals Good for Missouri
Oct. 13, 2011 Kirk Calls for Sanctions vs Iran's Central Bank Following U.S. Terror Plot
Oct. 12, 2011 United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Oct. 12, 2011 Kirk Applauds Passage of Free Trade Agreements as Key for Illinois Economy
Oct. 5, 2011 Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to the President
June 30, 2011 Hearing of the Security and International Trade and Finance Subcommittee of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee - Stakeholder Perspectives on Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States
June 29, 2011 Submitted Resolutions
April 6, 2011 Sens. Brown and Kirk Introduce National Manufacturing Strategy Act
Nov. 30, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
Aug. 30, 2010 Asia's Importance to the US Economy and Our Future Security
Aug. 20, 2010 Letter to Honorable Barack Obama, President, United States of America
July 13, 2010 Kirk Praises Sugar Import Quota Increase, Says Market Remains Tight
April 22, 2010 Motion To Instruct Conferees On H.R. 2194, Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act Of 2009
Feb. 23, 2010 AFP - US Lawmakers Seek Iran Sanctions Disclosures
Oct. 14, 2009 Iran Sanctions Enabling Act Of 2009
Sept. 24, 2009 Kirk Works To Assuage House Concerns
April 22, 2009 Kirk, Sherman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Curb Gasoline Deliveries to Iran, Enhance Diplomacy
March 3, 2009 Teaming Up With Rep. Van Hollen
Jan. 5, 2009 WTTV "Chicago Tonight" - Transcript
June 26, 2008 House Unanimously Passes Kirk Motion Demanding Higher Standards for Lead Testing on Children's Toys
Dec. 17, 2007 Kirk Wins Nearly $20 Million More for Product Safety Inspectors in Final Omnibus Appropriations Bill
Oct. 4, 2007 Carney, Kirk Circulate Bipartisan Letter to President Requiring Assurances on Smart Weapons Sales to Saudi Arabia
Aug. 8, 2007 Lake County News Sun - Call for Penalties for Unsafe Food, Toys
Aug. 7, 2007 Kirk: "Bipartisan legislation needed to protect American families from dangerous toys and food produced in China."
June 28, 2007 Pioneer Press - Suburban Shoppers Could Face Tax Increase to Fund Transit Woes
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