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Sen. Mark S. Kirk, R-Ill.

Senator (1st full term)



Political Highlights: U.S. House of Representatives, 2001-10; U.S. Senate, 2010-17
Born: September 15, 1959; Champaign, Ill.
Residence: Highland Park
Religion: Christian
Family: Divorced
Education: Cornell U., B.A. 1981; London School of Economics, M.S. 1982; Georgetown U., J.D. 1992
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Labor-HHS-Education; Legislative Branch; Military Construction-VA - Chairman; State-Foreign Operations; Transportation-HUD); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; National Security & International Trade and Finance - Chairman; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families; Employment & Workplace Safety; Primary Health and Retirement Security); Special Aging
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Leans Democratic
House Seniority: 25th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 52,016 followers
State Clout: Illinois is 16th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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