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Thursday Aug 28 | The Hill

Kirk accepts race challenge from young stroke survivor

Sen. Mark Kirk accepted a challenge from a young constituent and fellow stroke survivor to go head-to-head in a race.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Council of Jewish Women backs call to probe UNRWA for actions during Gaza crisis

ICJW sent letters of support to three US senators who have called for an independent investigation into UNRWA's role during the current round of fighting.

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Towleroad

New HRC Report Exposes the Dangerous Anti-gay Agenda of the World Congress of Families: READ

A new report by the Human Rights Campaign dives into the World Congress of Families' dangerous agenda of exporting anti-gay hate across the globe.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rockford, IL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Illinoisreview

Mark Kirk reinterates support for Bruce Rauner "because he is pro-choice" [video]

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Abortion

WYMG-FM Springfield

GOP Says It Has Fixes for ACA, Dems Skeptical

Republican lawmakers in Congress have several proposals they claim will improve the Affordable Care Act, but Democrats are skeptical about their motives.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Dick Durbin

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Herald

Anti-bullying campaign gets big boost from senator, former Bear

Even a huge guy like former Bears lineman James "Big Cat" Williams knows how it feels to be bullied in school.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Illinois, Education Etc.

Wed Aug 20, 2014

PR-inside.com

New Hampshire politics: U. S. Senate candidate Andy Martin says Scott ...

Jeff Chidester, a close associate of Brown and Jennifer Horn, launched a smear campaign against Andy Martin.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Manchester, NH, Franklin Pierce University

OpEdNews

Sen Warner's views on Ukraine

The following letter was sent me by Sen. Mark Warner. I would appreciate the comments of any readers who care to respond to his positions on our Ukraine policy.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Republican, Liberal Political News

Roll Call

Pat Quinn Could be Drag on Illinois Democrats

The national political tide isn't looking good for Democrats, but in Illinois this November, down-ballot candidates have an even bigger problem: the drag of Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Representative Aaron Schock, Illinois, Representative Brad Schneider, Illinois Government, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Washington Times

Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes resume after negotiators walk out

A fragile truce between Israel and Hamas crumbled Tuesday, as the Palestinian militant group fired rockets into the Jewish state and Israeli officials responded with airstrikes on the Gaza Strip and by withdrawing its negotiators from talks in Cairo.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Terrorism, Illinois

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WIFR

Senator Kirk Tours UTC Aerospace in Rockford

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk tours UTC Aerospace in Rockford and discusses why he believes Congress needs to re-authorize the Export-Import Bank of the US.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rockford, IL, Marketing

WYMG-FM Springfield

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Diversity in the police force may help Illinois cities avoid violent protests like those happening in a St. Louis suburb, according to U.S. Senator Mark Kirk .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ferguson, MO, US National Guard, US Military

PR-inside.com

New Hampshire politics: the Franklin Pierce University U. S. Senate debate will sizzle

Andy has forty-six years of radio and TV experience and will be offering advance insights all week into the strengths and weaknesses of his primary opponents.

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Related Topix: Franklin Pierce University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Manchester, NH

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Senator Kirk Calls for New Medicare Card to Keep Data More Secure

U.S. Sen. Mark S. Kirk wants a new card developed for Medicare beneficiaries to protect against identity theft and fraud.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Social Security, Personal Finance

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBS Local

Rauner Courts Republican Party Leaders, Voters At State Fair

The image Bruce Rauner was pushing: motorcycle-riding man of the people, dressed in baggy jeans a plain white shirt and cowboy boots.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

WYMG-FM Springfield

U.S. Sen. Kirk Says His Visit to MMC More Important Than GOP Rally

He will always rely on a wheelchair and a cane but US Senator Mark Kirk will not allow a stroke to define who he is as a human.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Health, Stroke, Medicine

Daily Kos

Brad Schneider Should Drop Out Before It's Too Late

It should come as no surprise, but as a life long liberal in Illinois' 10th Congressional District, I have major issues with my congressional representation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Illinoisreview

Mark Kirk: Right-wing purists threaten Ex-Im Bank

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations

National Review Online

A. J. Kritikos: Could Republicans Take Back Illinois?

To start, the state's governor's race is probably the best chance the GOP has for a gubernatorial pick-up this fall: Recent polls show incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn, who took the reins after Rod Blagojevich was hauled off to jail, with an approval rating languishing in the low 30s.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Robert Dold, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Senators want UNRWA investigated over 'troubling' Gaza role

Lawmakers concerned by rockets "turned over to local authorities;" UN sending munitions experts in search of more weapons caches; Situation "exceptionally difficult," says State Department.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, Prison

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