In his first TV of his reelection campaign, Senator Mark Kirk is highlighting his long-fight after having a stroke a couple years ago:
"I remember being in the ambulance, and holding the hand of the paramedic and knowing something was very wrong," says the senator who suffered the stroke in January 2012.Read more
According to one U.S. senator, the Obama administration is pushing a "fairly anti-Israeli" line as they advocate for a deal with Iran.
After hearing Secretary of State John Kerry make the case for a nuclear deal with Iran, Kirk said, "that it was fairly anti-Israeli that I was supposed to disbelieve everything that the Israelis had just told me. And I don’t. I think the Israelis probably have a pretty good intelligence service."Read more
Since suffering a near-fatal stroke last January, two tasks have obsessed Senator Mark Kirk from his encampment at a Chicago rehabilitation center: relearning how to walk, and expanding the economic war the Illinois Republican has been leading against the Islamic Republic of Iran for the past decade.Read more
Senator Mark Kirk is pushing for the U.S. to engage in deeper strategic cooperation with China on drugs, terrorism, and Afghanistan. Speaking yesterday at the Foreign Policy Initiative’s annual conference at the Newseum, the Illinois Republican argued that the U.S. should build a supply line to Afghanistan through Urumqi, Xinjiang, the area known to its Uyghur and other Muslim inhabitants as East Turkistan.Read more
On Friday, President Barack Obama will visit the CIA’s headquarters in Virginia to thank intelligence professionals for helping to kill Osama bin Laden. According to practically all news reports detailing the operation earlier this month in Abbottabad, Pakistan, the CIA was integral in providing the actionable intelligence necessary to killing America’s most wanted terrorist. So it makes sense the president might want to pay his regards.Read more
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