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Sen. Mark Kirk supports ENDA in first Senate speech since stroke

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) devoted his first remarks on the Senate floor on Monday since suffering a stroke to expressing his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), the Huffington Post reported. “I have been silent for the past two years due to a stroke,” Kirk said, after being allowed…

Sen. Kirk’s office: Westboro Baptists ‘should leave Illinois immediately’

Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) and a spokesperson for Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) have condemned the Westboro Baptist Church for announcing they would protest the funerals of Harrisburg residents who died last week during a tornado. The Westboro Baptist Church believes that God is punishing the United States because of America’s…

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk suffers a stroke

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) suffered a stroke this past weekend, according to a spokesperson from his office. “On Saturday, Senator Kirk checked himself into Lake Forest Hospital, where doctors discovered a carotid artery dissection in the right side of his neck,” a statement from Kirk’s office said. “He was transferred…

Sen. Kirk blasts indefinite detention of U.S. citizens, reads Constitution to Senate

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) on Thursday read sections of the United States Constitution on the Senate floor as lawmakers debated a highly controversial provision in the annual defense bill. Sections 1031 and 1032 in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the Senate is debating this week, would authorize the…

GOP Sen. Kirk blasts indefinite detention: Our rights are inalienable

Republican Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois appeared Tuesday on Fox News to discuss a controversial provision in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) regarding the rules on detention of terrorism suspects. The provision would authorize the military to indefinitely detain individuals anywhere in the world without charge or trial if…

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