Mark Kirk – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for United States Senator, Illinois

Republican Party of Illinois
Websitewww.kirkforsenate.com
275 Whistler Rd.Highland Park, IL 60035
(202) 224-3121
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Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Immigration
Immigration
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Securing Our Borders
Visa Enforcement
Deportation
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Americanization
Trade
Trade
Protective Tariffs
Other Trade Agreements
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
Human Rights
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget & Debt
Balanced Budget & Constitutional Amendment
Presidential Line-item Veto Power
National Security & Terrorism
War on Terrorism Policies
War on Terror
Government
Regulations
Government Reform
Earmarks
FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
Courts, Laws & Justice
Legal Reform
Tort Reform and Frivolous Suits
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Stem Cell Research
Stem-cell Research for Medical Advancements
Iran
Iran, a General Statement
Iran Nuclear Deal
Iran Diplomacy
Iran's involvement in Iraq
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe
China
Africa
Promotion of Democracy Around World
United Nations (UN)
Third World Debt Relief
Middle East
Middle East
Israel
Syria
Hizbullah and Hamas
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Afghanistan
Iraq
Military & Defense
Military
Defense Spending
Military Families
Jobs
Jobs
Job Growth
Guns
Guns
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Gun Control Legislation
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
Economy
Economy
Economic Grown and Stimulation
Business
Business
Wall Street
Business Tax Incentives
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Taxes
Taxes
Tax Reform
Property Taxes
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Marriage Penalty
2001 Tax Cuts
Education
Education
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
School Safety
Improving Education
Parental Involvement
Student Standards
Special Education
Magnet Schools
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Illegal Drugs
War on Drugs
Marijuana
Environment
Environment
Clean Water Act and Water Quality
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Clean Air Act & Clear Skies Initiative
Toxic Waste
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act
Land, Rivers and Lakes
Invasive Species
Endangered Species
Cruelty to Animals
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet Crime
Internet Pornography
Internet Sexual Assault of Children
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Medicare
Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Limitations
Paperless Claims
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Police & FBI Agents
Reducing Crime
Neighborhood Crime
Youth and Gang Crime
Crimes Against Children
Corporate Fraud
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Physicians
HIV/AIDS
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy
Energy Independence from Foreign Oil
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Fuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Energy Research and Development
Renewable Fuels, Biofuels and Ethanol
Transportation
Transportation, a General Statement
Amtrak
Highways
Highway Safety
Rail
Air
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Retired Veterans Benefits and Health Care
Disabled Veterans Health Care
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Veterans Funding
Walter Reed Army Medical Center Scandal
Veterans' Recognition
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Raising the Retirement Age or Reducing Payment Levels
Pensions
Pension Reform
Individual Retirement Accounts
Public Service
Public Service, a General Statement
Peace Corps
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