Sen. Mark Kirk
The recently passed Farm Bill left the U.S sugar subsidy program intact and two local lawmakers say that’s costing Illinois jobs, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.
Nearly four months after suffering a stroke, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has been released from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and is now back at his Highland Park home.
Sen. Mark Kirk’s staff has released the first photo of the senator since he suffered a stroke in January.
U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) is updating the gloomy fiscal picture of Illinois’ finances painted last fall by now-ailing U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)
There is word that U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) could soon begin casting votes again as he battles back from his stroke.
The 52-year-old Republican is adapting well to the program following the stroke he had the weekend of Jan. 21, doctors say.
Doctors on Tuesday reattached a portion of Sen. Mark Kirk’s skull, which had been removed to help relieve pressure on his brain after he suffered a stroke.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) spent the day Wednesday gathering information about education reform on Chicago’s South Side.
Illinois’ two U.S. Senators plan to introduce legislation to make it easier for kids with allergies to get the help they need.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is introducing legislation to crack down on doctors who overprescribe painkillers that get abused by teens.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says the U.S. may have gained an ally in Libya, but may also have paved the way for an Islamic Fundamentalist government in Egypt following popular uprisings the U.S. supported in the Arab spring.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is trying to give a lesson on working across the aisle.
Illinois’ U.S. Senators have written Metra CEO Alex Clifford, demanding justification for fare hikes that could top 30 percent.
A bipartisan push is underway from key lawmakers, who want to extend a federal highway bill and save jobs in Illinois.
Ratings agency Moody’s believes if the U.S. eliminates the debt ceiling, it would reduce the uncertainty amongst bond holders.
Republican lawmakers have teamed up to expanded the law which block the congressional pensions from convicted felons.
Two federal lawmakers from Illinois have mounted an effort to get tougher on public corruption, by giving new tools to prosecutors.
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) do not agree on whether photos of the slain Osama bin Laden should have been released to the public.
Illinois Republican leaders gathered Monday for an anniversary they say comes way too late in the state – April 15.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he is open to taking much more expansive measures if a nuclear accident occurs at one of Illinois’ eleven reactors.