Senator Mark Kirk

Politics
6:16 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Kirk To Support Immigration Bill

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

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.

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Politics
12:24 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Senator Kirk Backs Same-Sex Marriage

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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.

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Politics
6:08 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Kirk Planning To Return Next Month

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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. 

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Politics
2:41 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Senator Kirk's stroke recovery progressing: photo released today

The first public photo of Senator Mark Kirk to be released since his stroke in January.
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.

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Local
1:21 pm
Mon January 23, 2012

Senator Mark Kirk upgraded to fair condition

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.

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