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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 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...

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,...

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...

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...

Rachel Maddow: Mark Kirk 'Has Made Up An Amazing Array Of Stuff' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rachel Maddow once again brought up Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk on her show Monday night, saying that his history of "misstatements" about his...

Mark Kirk's Foreign Policy Flaps: Exaggeration Goes Beyond Military Service Record

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After more than a week of being grilled about his embellished military record, Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk is now being questioned about some ...

Mark Kirk's 'Misidentified' Navy Award Not His First Slip Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rep. Mark Kirk is facing some serious criticism following his false (and repeated) claim that he was named the Navy Intelligence Officer of the Year i...

Woops: GOP Congressman Talks About Shooting...Obama

Progress Illinois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Interviewed on the Don Wade & Roma in the Morning show Wednesday, Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) said that he supports a policy "where if we see Obama there'...