Displaying items 925-936 of 5474
Mark Kirk news, photos and video - latimes.com
RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.
A collection of news and information related to Mark Kirk published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 299 » View latimes.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-25 Next >
The Swampby Mark Silva In the roiling mix of political crosswinds that may come to characterize the 2009-2010 elections -- in which a Republican quit one congressional race to campaign for the winning Democrat, and in which the president's party was......
Before we move off the issue of gun control — and it's dead for now, believe me, for reasons this column will make clear — let's take a close look at just how something as popular as expanded background checks failed to pass the U.S. Senate...
Let me begin this column with an apology. Once a week, I pick an important issue and offer my reasoned analysis, based on the facts, of what it all means and how we should react. But there are times when the intellect fails and the heart and gut take...
Tags: Chuck Grassley, Politics, Mark Pryor, Susan Collins, U.S. Senate
It was dismaying. Not that the U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a major gun control proposal that would have required universal background checks prior to all firearm sales. But that such a proposal, popular though it is in opinion polling, wasn't...
Fingers to the wind, politicians now are falling all over themselves to declare they are no longer evolving but have evolved and support same-sex marriage, including the worst of the lot: Republicans who once used their opposition to it to rouse their...
Here's guessing that when the state's top Democrats gather these days, they're superstitiously avoiding mention of the coup attempt brewing in the Illinois GOP. Goodness knows they don't want to jinx it. The Illinois Republican State Central Committee...
A group of Chicago residents and preservationists are working to win federal approval to turn the entire Pullman neighborhood on Chicago's Far South Side into a national park. If approved by Congress or proclaimed a national monument by the president,...
Writing about the fiscal cliff is futile, especially now that we’re over it. Who wants to spend time with a group of people who voluntarily set up a drop-dead event to force them to act and then decided that, actually, they’d rather drop...
It's understandable if you feel discouraged and disillusioned. It's no shame to wise up, cross the aisle and vow not to be fooled anymore. All that starry-eyed campaign rhetoric — We are "the party of idealism and inclusion," "the party of a...
Bill PressNot much news came out of this week's North American Leaders' Summit at the White House. Probably because most reporters fell asleep in the Rose Garden, listening to President Barack Obama, President Felipe Calderon of Mexico and Prime Minister Stephen...
Tags: Jay Carney, Politics, Assault, Barack Obama, Stephen Harper
One moment, 8-year-old Brent Midlock was swimming in a shallow saltwater pool at an all-inclusive resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The next, he was gone. "It's something I think about every day," says his mother, Nancy Midlock. Her son had been sucked...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON -- Twenty years ago, a young military lawyer defending an Air Force pilot on a drug charge landed himself on 60 Minutes, exposing widespread flaws in the Air Force drug-testing system that led to an overhaul of the program. Today, the same...
Tags: Defense, Dick Cheney, Politics, Armed Forces, Crimes
Nov 10, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
Apr 24, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Apr 19, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 19, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Apr 14, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Feb 27, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Mar 10, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Jan 2, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Sep 5, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Apr 5, 2012 |Column| Tribune Media Services
Nov 29, 2011 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
May 11, 2004 |Column| Baltimore Sun
Original site for Mark Kirk topic gallery.
Mark Kirk Photos