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Kirk Introduces Legislation To Crack Down On Sex Trafficking

Senator Mark Kirk said Monday he and Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein have introduced legislation to further crackdown on people involved in human trafficking.

06/30/2014

An incense product that some young people are inhaling can have serious effects, officials warn. (CBS)

Kirk Asks China To Reduce Flow Of Synthetic Marijuana Into U.S.

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is asking Chinese help to reduce the flow of synthetic marijuana into the United States, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

06/23/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Wants Full Investigation Into Hines VA Hospital

Federal investigators are combing records at Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood and Senator Mark Kirk says they’re there for a good reason.

05/14/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk discusses his recovery from a stroke, a day before he returns to work at the U.S. Capitol. Kirk suffered the stroke on Jan. 23, 2012, and underwent extensive rehabilitation before his scheduled return to the Senate on Jan. 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Kirk: More Than $18 Million Available To Cops To Fight Street Gangs

Senator Mark Kirk says “it’s not a lock” that the $18.5 million to combat gangs will all go to Chicago – to help Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and his work.

01/21/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Sen. Kirk Outlines Goal To Get Stroke Victims Back To Work

Senator Mark Kirk was in Chicago Sunday to outline what he calls his “stroke agenda” before climbing a stairway at the Willis Tower as part of a fundraiser for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. That’s where the Highland Park Republican underwent physical therapy after suffering a stroke in 2012.

11/03/2013