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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
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 11, 2014 Kirk Announces Efforts to Protect Unaccompanied Minors from Gangs
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
June 30, 2014 Kirk, Dart Continue to Lead Charge to Crack Down on Child Prostitution
June 30, 2014 Kirk Condemns Hamas' Murder of Three Israeli Teens and Calls on White House to Act
June 6, 2014 Kirk Anti-Gang Initiatives Pass Appropriations Committee
May 8, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Boko Haram Kidnappings
May 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Take Immediate Action to Recover Kidnapped Nigerian Girls
March 24, 2014 Kirk, Cornyn Target Gangs that Target Children
March 10, 2014 Kirk, Alvarez Outline Anti-Sex Trafficking Agenda
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Help Combat Child Sexual Assault In Guatemala
Jan. 17, 2014 Senate Approves $18.5 Million For Kirk-Driven Anti-Gang Initiatives
Dec. 23, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez - Stop OSHA's Illegal Regulatory Actions
Nov. 19, 2013 Klobuchar, Cornyn, Heitkamp, Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Sex Trafficking
Nov. 19, 2013 Kirk: It's Time to End Child Sex Trafficking
Nov. 14, 2013 Kirk, Markey, Barton, Rush Introduce "Do Not Track Kids' Act
Sept. 12, 2013 Kirk, Durbin Introduce Legislation to Protect School Children with Allergies
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 6, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Infant Drug Shortage
Feb. 28, 2013 Kirk, Casey Introduce Legislation to Prevent Bullying in Schools
Dec. 20, 2012 Eliminating the "Adult Entertainment" Section of the Classified Advertising Web Site Backpage.com
Oct. 5, 2012 Lawmakers Demand Action from Former Village Voice Execs
July 6, 2012 Letter to Secretary Sheldon, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
May 2, 2012 Senators Call for Backpage to End Ads Promoting Child Prostitution
Nov. 17, 2011 Durbin and Kirk Introduce Legislation to Protect School Children with Allergies
Nov. 14, 2011 Durbin and Kirk Announce Legislation to Protect School Children with Allergies
April 20, 2011 Kirk/Schmidt Highlight Effort to Expand Safe Haven Laws
Oct. 14, 2009 Sun News: Kirk Pushes For 401(Kids) Savings Accounts
July 29, 2008 Wouldn't It Be Nice If Kids Didn't Smoke?
June 26, 2008 House Unanimously Passes Kirk Motion Demanding Higher Standards for Lead Testing on Children's Toys
May 14, 2008 Second Life
Aug. 7, 2007 Kirk: "Bipartisan legislation needed to protect American families from dangerous toys and food produced in China."
June 19, 2007 Protecting Our Kids from Contaminated Products
Jan. 30, 2007 Fully Funding Impact Aid
Oct. 10, 2006 Congress Must Remember Kids Come First
Sept. 18, 2006 Waukegan News Sun - A New Generation Faces the Aftermath of 9/11
May 12, 2006 MySpace Cases Hit Too Close to Home
March 22, 2006 Kids Against Mercury
Dec. 21, 2005 Kirk and High School Student Leaders Deliver Holiday Cheer to Four Families Relocated by Hurricane Katrina
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