Senator Mark Kirk

Kirk To Support Immigration Bill

Jun 21, 2013

An immigration bill in Washington now has the support of Illinois's top Republican. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk announced Thursday he'll get behind the measure.

Senator Kirk Backs Same-Sex Marriage

Apr 2, 2013
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) Center for Stroke Rehabilitation

Illinois' junior U.S. Senator, Republican Mark Kirk, says he supports same-sex marriage. Kirk's stance on marriage equality was announced in a blog post Tuesday.

Kirk Planning To Return Next Month

Dec 7, 2012
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) Center for Stroke Rehabilitation

Illinois' junior U.S. Senator will soon return to work. Senator Mark Kirk will head back to Washington on Jan. 3, a year after suffering a major stroke that required months of intense rehabilitation. 

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) Center for Stroke Rehabilitation

 

Senator Mark Kirk is “mentally sharp” and keeping up with global issues during daily meetings with his staff. That’s according to the director of the stroke rehabilitation center where the 52-year-old Republican has been since February.

Senator Mark Kirk is alert and talking, according to doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Illinois' junior Senator's condition has been upgraded to "fair," more than a week after he suffered a major stroke.