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Bill Kristol: Mark Kirk a Leader on National Security [AUDIO]
As the race for the Republican nomination for President heats up, we can't forget about important U.S. Senate races across the county. And we have what could be the most hotly-contested race right here in Illinois.
Democrats believe U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is highly vulnerable as a sitting Republ…
Kirk Backs Rauner in Budget Impasse
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
While some Republicans have begun to criticize Gov. Bruce Rauner's demands in the budget battle, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk isn't among them.
Kirk has close political ties to Rauner, being a staunch supporter of his campaign and having several former aides now…
Primary Opponent To Challenge Kirk In Senate Race
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) will have a primary challenger.
Oswego businessman James Marter is entering the race, claiming Kirk’s stances against defunding Planned Parenthood and for gun control have made him little different than Democrats in th…
Pro-Life Activists Slam Kirk Vote on Planned Parenthood
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
Anti-abortion protesters repeatedly reference U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's stroke in demanding he switch his position on defunding Planned Parenthood.
Kirk was the only Republican in the U.S. Senate to oppose the defunding effort after an anti-abortion group began …
Kirk Pushing Stiffer Penalties on Gun Trafficking
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
Cracking down on illegal guns flowing into Illinois is the goal of new legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.).
Kirk's bill targets both buyers and sellers. It would make it a federal crime for a seller to transfer two or more firearms to someone th…
Sen. Kirk to Donald Trump: 'Shut Up'
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has two words of advice for Donald Trump, and only one if he’s speaking Spanish.
“There’s a good Spanish word…callate, to Trump, which is ‘shut up,'” Kirk said...
Durbin, Kirk Weigh In on Highway Trust Fund
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
The clock is ticking on the federal Highway Trust Fund, and both of Illinois’ U.S. Senators are against settling for any short-term extension.
The fund supports highway and transit projects around the country, but since 2005, Congress hasn&CloseCu…

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