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Mark Kirk Military Record

WATCH The New Ad By Veterans: 'Mark Kirk Serves Himself, Not Us'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With twelve days until the midterm elections, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee isn't about to let Illinois voters forget about Mark Kirk. ...

Amanda Terkel

Political Group Funded By Bush Donors Retracts Ad Attacking Illinois Democrat

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The campaign of Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is going after the political group New Prosperity Foundation (NPF) for airing a...

Say What? Mark Kirk Tries Linking Giannoulias To Saddam Hussein

Chicago Sun-Times | Blog Down, Chicago Bears | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On a day that Democrat Alexi Giannoulias released a new commercial slamming him as a liar, Republican Mark Kirk tried to shift the focus back onto Gia...

Mark Kirk Dodges Military Record, Policy Issues In AP Interview

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS and DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — While insisting Illinois voters deserve "more honesty" from politicians, Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk repeatedly ducked quest...

Adam Kinzinger, Republican Running For Congress, Criticized Over Military Record

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A temporary assignment to the U.S. Air Force "Special Ops" doesn't mean you're "in" the Special Ops. Adam Kinzinger, a captain in the U.S. Air Forc...

Giannoulias Goes On The Offensive On Environment, Economy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As we approach Labor Day, the election season is starting to begin in earnest. And Illinois Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is coming out swinging....

Wes Clark Campaigns With Alexi, Attacks Kirk On Cap-And-Trade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Going in to this fall's Senate race in Illinois, one major advantage for Republican Mark Kirk was his laudable record of military service. But that s...

Illinois Senate Race: Voters Left With Choosing 'Lesser Of Two Evils'?

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Republican Mark Kirk has stepped on a political landmine of his own creation, leaving him as damaged as his Democratic oppon...

Mark Kirk Votes AGAINST Jobs Bill He Supported Yesterday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATED with Mark Kirk's Response: On Monday, Republican Senate candidate and Congressman Mark Kirk held a press conference, telling reporters he ...

WATCH: New Giannoulias Ad Labels Mark Kirk As 'Unfit' For Office

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- In his most direct attack so far, U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is launching a television ad that accuses Republic...

Tribune Questions Mark Kirk's Recollection Of 1976 Boating Accident

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Rep. Mark Kirk was 16-years-old, he made headlines in local papers when a boat he was sailing capsized in Lake Michigan. Kirk, who reportedly a...

Giannoulias WAY Behind In Fundraising, Trails Kirk By Millions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

June should have been a great month for Illinois Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias. On May 31, footage surfaced of his opponent, Republican Mark Kir...

Mark Kirk's Military Record An Impressive One, Even Without The Embellishments

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — When the U.S. led an air campaign over Kosovo more than a decade ago, the Pentagon summoned a squadron of radar-jamming Prow...

Mark Kirk Ad Tying Giannoulias To BP Debunked...But He Stands By It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mark Kirk has been accused of lying quite often as of late--but that has not stopped him from making over the top remarks. This week, both PolitiFa...

Mark Kirk Clams Up Over Navy Record

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk's military record was once such a political asset that he'd mention it at every turn. ...

WATCH: Mark Kirk Won't Acknowledge Further Errors In Military Record

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Every day until November, the people of Illinois can expect mudslinging by the Democrats and Republicans running for office. The Senate race, however,...

Who Is Mark Kirk? Giannoulias Campaign Launches New Jeopardy-Style Website

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Election season is heating up, and every campaign is looking for a way to get out its message and define its opponent. In Illinois, Senate candidate ...

Mark Kirk Raised $2.3M This Spring; Spent $1.4M

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mark Kirk's Senate campaign reports that he raised $2.3 million dollars in the spring quarter, despite weathering a scandal that appeared to damage hi...

WATCH: Joe Scarborough Teases Mark Kirk For Resume Embellishments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The pundits on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" had some devastating lines for Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk Wednesday, after Kirk apologized for his many ...

WATCH: Mark Kirk Attempts To Relaunch His Senate Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After weeks of avoiding the media--even running through a hotel kitchen last week to dodge reporters--Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk finally to...

WATCH: Giannoulias Ad Rips Mark Kirk For Avoiding Media

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's been nearly a month since Mark Kirk has addressed the controversy surrounding misstatements made about his military service and teaching career. ...

Mark Kirk Runs From Reporters After Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After addressing the Metropolitan Planning Council Monday, embattled Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk allegedly ran from reporters and slipped ou...

School Representative: Mark Kirk 'Overstated' Teaching Experience

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After Mark Kirk's campaign dismissed the story published in The New York Times this week regarding exaggerations about Kirk's teaching experience, a r...

The New York Times Questions Mark Kirk's Touted Teaching Experience

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk was caught "embellishing" several aspects of his military service record, people began looking into other cl...

Mark Kirk Campaign Blames White House For Leaking Story About His Military Record

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Under intense scrutiny after misstating his military record and most recently being accused of campaigning while on active duty, it's only natural tha...