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Mark Kirk Climate Change Bill

Mark Kirk Backpedals On Climate Bill Vote After Pressure From Right

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Aspiring Senator and self-described moderate Republican Mark Kirk is fast backing away from his vote in favor of President Obama's cap-and-trade bill....

Cap'n Kirk Reporting for Duty

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

By positioning himself as a centrist removed from the scandalous Blagojevich years, Mark Kirk has a betting chance to wrestle away a Senate seat in a purple state that has trended blue.

Thank You Mark Kirk For a Gutsy Vote

Jimmy Seidita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jimmy Seidita

Kirk was the only Republican from the Midwest to vote for the climate bill. Pleased and a little surprised, I looked at his Facebook and got an eyeful of the crapstorm that has been unleashed upon him.

Climate Change Bill: Republican Kirk Votes In Favor, Democrat Foster Against

Progress Illinois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

[W]hen it came to the Waxman-Markey climate change bill, the real wild cards among the Illinois congressional delegation were Democrat Bill Foster and...