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Stories with person: Mark Kirk
  • US Sen. Durbin says he's taking Oberweis seriously 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:27 pm
  • CHICAGO - U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he's taking his opponent in the November election more seriously than any challenger since he first was elected to the Senate nearly two decades ago.

  • GOP, Dems clash over online domain name oversight 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:27 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Republican opposition to Obama administration plans to spin off U.S. oversight of the Internet's domain name system is evolving into an election-year political fight, with GOP lawmakers using it as the latest front in their attacks on President Barack Obama's trustworthiness.

  • Russia oil talks pose new hurdle to Iran nuke pact 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:48 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The United States could impose economic sanctions if Iran and Russia move forward with a reported oil-for-goods contract, Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday, discussing with a Senate panel an emerging threat to talks designed to finalize a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Durbin, Kirk want to talk to BP about oil spill 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 1:49 pm
  • CHICAGO - Illinois' U.S. senators have asked for a meeting with BP after oil from the company's northwest Indiana refinery spilled into Lake Michigan.

  • Durbin, Kirk want to talk to BP about oil spill 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 1:45 pm
  • CHICAGO - Illinois' U.S. senators have asked for a meeting with BP after oil from the company's northwest Indiana refinery spilled into Lake Michigan.

  • Kirk won't campaign for Oberweis' US Senate bid 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 6:18 pm
  • CHICAGO - Illinois' Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he has no plans to campaign with the GOP state lawmaker hoping to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin in November.