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Mark Kirk

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  • Kirk 'bro with no ho' comment adds more discomfort to already awkward topic

     Kirk 'bro with no ho' comment adds more discomfort to already awkward topic
    Way to make it less awkward, Sen. Kirk. Plenty of us who've been paying attention to the discussion around presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham's bachelorhood have been doing so uncomfortably, particularly when Graham raised the specter of "a rotating...
  • Mark Kirk's true character

    Mark Kirk's true character
    Tim Schneider, Illinois Republican Party chairman, tried to defend the comment by U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., regarding U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. (he’s “a bro without a ho”) by saying it was an “off-the-cuff remark...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP Sen. Graham offers abortion bill

    A Republican senator seeking his party's 2016 presidential nomination introduced a bill Thursday banning most late-term abortions and is predicting the Senate will vote on the highly polarizing issue this year. That's a vote that could put some GOP...
  • Kirk's office apologizes for senator's comment on women

    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois apologized Thursday through a spokeswoman after being caught on a live microphone using a word that's disparaging to women. Kirk, who is seeking re-election in 2016, called fellow Republican senator and presidential...
  • Mark Kirk launches first ad of 2016 U.S. Senate race

    Mark Kirk launches first ad of 2016 U.S. Senate race
    First-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk will start airing the first TV ad of his re-election campaign Thursday, a spot that uses his recovery from a January 2012 stroke as a metaphor for his work for Illinois constituents. The ad marks the beginning...
  • Zopp vs. Duckworth in Senate Democratic primary

    Zopp vs. Duckworth in Senate Democratic primary
    Andrea Zopp, head of the Chicago Urban League and a member of the embattled board of the city's public schools, said Friday she will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, setting up a primary fight next year with U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth....
  • Foster won't run against Kirk, backs Duckworth

     Foster won't run against Kirk, backs Duckworth
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Bill Foster, of Naperville, announced Friday that he will not challenge Republican Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016 and instead is backing another Democrat, Rep. Tammy Duckworth. Foster, a physicist, said in a statement he wanted to...
  • Emanuel, allies spent at least $22.8 million to win

    Emanuel, allies spent at least $22.8 million to win
    Rahm Emanuel and a supportive political action committee spent more than $22.8 million in the preliminary and runoff elections en route to the mayor winning a second term, new campaign finance reports show. By contrast, challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia...
  • Netanyahu warns deal is Iran's 'path to the bomb'

    Netanyahu warns deal is Iran's 'path to the bomb'
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." But President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign...
  • Duckworth to join race for Kirk's Senate seat

    Duckworth to join race for Kirk's Senate seat
    Second-term U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is expected to announce her candidacy Monday for the U.S. Senate and a potential challenge to Republican Sen. Mark Kirk, a source familiar with her plans said. Duckworth, an Iraq War veteran, will be the first...
  • Duckworth blasts Kirk on Iran letter; his campaign dings her tax mistake

    Duckworth blasts Kirk on Iran letter; his campaign dings her tax mistake
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday criticized Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk as "irresponsible" for recently signing an open letter to the government of Iran regarding ongoing nuclear talks. The remark came at Duckworth's first news...