Kirk says he has sent letters to the U.S. ambassadors in to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador asking whether their embassies have performed criminal background checks. He says the federal government is... Read »
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk publicly called for the Chinese government to do more to stop the drug from entering the U.S. Monday. Read »
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk sent a letter to the acting inspector general of the Department of Veterans Affairs Wednesday that shows millions of dollars in paid bonuses to suburban Hines VA Hospital staff, and a... Read »
Kirk tells reporters he's going to be "protecting his relationship" with Durbin and won't launch "into a partisan jihad." Read »
State Sen. Kirk Dillard's suggestion that Illinois needs a "traditional family" in the governor's mansion is seen as an innuendo about state Treasurer Dan Rutherford. Read »
The Illinois House has reportedly extended its deadline one week for considering a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage. Read »
Commerce Secretary confirmation hearings scheduled for Thursday. Read »
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