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Senator Mark Kirk

Iran -- The Giant Step Waiting to Be Made

Neda Najibi | Posted 03.01.2014 | Religion
Neda Najibi

Even 35 years after the Iranian regime assumed power, we see this same scenario: the giant suppressing the ant, select minority religions in Iran. This discrimination must come to an end.

AWW: Illinois Senator Is Pen Pals With An 11-Year-Old Who Suffered A Stroke, Too

AP | KERRY LESTER | Posted 11.18.2013 | Good News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — After his stroke last year, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk became pen pals with an 11-year-old boy who told the Illinois Republican abo...

Senator Kirk Meet Congressman Rush

Hermene Hartman | Posted 08.02.2013 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

United States Senator Mark Kirk with Senator Dick Durbin by his side recently called for the US attorney nominee Zachary Fardon to lock up gang member...

Mark Kirk's Condition Improving After Stroke

AP | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is able to talk and his condition has been upgraded to fair a little more than a week after he suffered a stro...

World Bank Board: Time to Step Up for an Open and Transparent Selection Process for the Next Bank President

Sunil Chacko | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business
Sunil Chacko

The next president of the World Bank ought to be selected carefully and in an open and transparent manner. It is January now and the next president should be selected before June 30 when Robert Zoellick's term ends.

An Open Letter to U.S. Senator Mark Kirk

Kathy Kelly | Posted 08.29.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

Senator Kirk, we are your constituents. It's not too late for you to acknowledge that your earlier call for military action against us jeopardizes our safety and to reverse your claim which insinuates that we are dangerous people.

The Chicago River Is Broken

Henry Henderson | Posted 08.01.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

Senators and other elected officials have joined the public outcry for cleaning up the waterway and restoring it to meet acceptable standards for public health and safety. But this is not just an icky sewer problem.

Take Action for Safer Schools

Ari Solomon | Posted 05.30.2011 | Education
Ari Solomon

On March 8, Senators Robert Casey (D-PA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) reintroduced the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA), S. 506.

Democracy for Some

Joshua Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Joshua Hoyt

The actions of Senator Kirk, who promised to support Latino families, to block a vote on the DREAM Act mean that the hopes of thousands of young people have been crushed today. This will not be forgotten.

Senator Mark Kirk, World Banker

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

Senator Mark Kirk, who won President Obama's Senate seat, is the only Senator who has been on the staff of the World Bank Group. In the broadcasted Q...