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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
April 15, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Simon Join Secretary of the Air Force at Scott Air Force Base
April 14, 2014 Kirk Tours Boeing, Calls on Congress to Support Navy Growler Program
March 13, 2014 Kirk to Kerry: Stop Subsidizing Iran-Sponsored Terrorism
March 6, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secreaty of the Department of Defense - Pearl Harbor Victims
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 Senator Kirk Visits with WWII Veterans at Memorial
Sept. 26, 2013 The Economic Times - Best Way Out of Afghanistan is Through New Dehli
Sept. 4, 2013 St. Louis Today - GOP House Members from Region Reject Striking Syria
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to General Martin E. Dempsey - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
Aug. 2, 2013 Kirk and Durbin: Defense Appropriations Bill Will Help Ensure Rock Island Arsenal's Long-Term Strength
July 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Russian Made Helicopter Contract
June 21, 2013 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State of U.S. Department of State - Nuclear Arsenal Reduction
June 18, 2013 Appropriations Subcommittee Approves Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Spending Bill
April 18, 2013 Naval Station Great Lakes Recruits Sailors to Help Prevent Flood Damage in Gurnee
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 26, 2013 Senator Kirk Statement on Hagel Nomination Vote
Feb. 14, 2013 Senator Kirk Statement on Hagel Nomination Vote
Dec. 21, 2012 Senator Kirk: New Iran Sanctions Pass Congress
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 12, 2012 Senator Kirk Statement on Attacks in Libya and Egypt
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to Zhang Yesui, Ambassador to the United States of the People's Republic of China
July 31, 2012 Kirk Statement on New Iran Sanctions Bill and Designations
June 19, 2012 Kirk Statement on P5+1 Talks with Iran
June 6, 2012 Iowa/Illinois Senators Announce that Senate Committee Approves Provisions from their Bill to Increase Workload at Rock Island Arsenal
May 30, 2012 Kirk and Dold: Recent Rescue of Teens Near Winnetka Underscores Need to Keep Waukegan Coast Guard Facility Open
May 10, 2012 Illinois / Iowa Senators Introduce Bill to Require Strategic Plan for Workload Increases at Rock Island Arsenal
March 12, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Dec. 1, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 30, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 29, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 17, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 10, 2011 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Nov. 8, 2011 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
Oct. 13, 2011 Iran Sanctions
Oct. 11, 2011 Iran Sanctions
Sept. 19, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 15, 2011 Attacking Waste, Fraud in Federal Programs - New Twists on an Old Goal
July 21, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta
July 7, 2011 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States
June 23, 2011 Hearing on Afghanistan and Pakistan Opening Statement
Feb. 28, 2011 Kirk to Advance Anti-Piracy Legislation in Wake of Slaying of Four Americans on Arabian Sea
Feb. 15, 2011 Administration's FY2012 Budget
Dec. 22, 2010 Treaty with Russia on Measures for Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms--Continued
Dec. 17, 2010 Executive Session
Dec. 14, 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010--Continued
Dec. 6, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States
Sept. 14, 2010 Letter to the Honorable David Obey, Chairman, United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations
Aug. 22, 2010 Washington Times-Embassy Row: Enforce Sanctions
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