Sen. Mark Kirk said in a statement last June that he could not support his party’s nominee for President, Donald Trump: “After much consideration, I have concluded that Donald Trump has not demonstrated the temperament necessary to assume the greatest office in the world.” So if Sen. Kirk isn’t voting for Trump, why is he sounding… Continue »

New Offensive Comments At Odds with IL Voters, Sen. Durbin, Ex-DHS Secretaries, and Even Sen. Kirk Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) and fellow Senate Republicans are facing widespread backlash and criticism in conservative, Beltway, and Spanish-language media outlets for their failures to advance legislation to fund the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Republicans continue to… Continue »

Leaders in Florida, Texas and Illinois Target Senators with Ads, Polling, and Statewide Actions Listen to DRM Coalition’s new Spanish language radio ad targeting Senator Rubio here. As Senate leaders are set to announce an agreement on a border security deal, community leaders from key states are escalating pushback against Senators still seen as obstacles… Continue »

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) voted twice against the Gang of 8 immigration bill working its way through the Senate last week, and immigration reform advocates have been calling him out on it ever since. “Sen. Mark Kirk, where are you?” asked a Chicago Tribune editorial of his position on immigration reform. Kirk is often hailed as… Continue »

The following is a press release from AFCSME: Working men and women and people of faith across Illinois are calling on their elected representatives in Washington to pass commonsense immigration reform that includes strong worker protections and creates a road map to citizenship for more than 11 million aspiring citizens. At a rally in Springfield,… Continue »

Yesterday Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) came out in favor of the Gang of 8 Senate immigration bill, making her the first non-Gang of 8 Republican to do so.  Today, the Chicago Tribune has a great editorial calling out its junior Senator, Republican Mark Kirk, for not yet taking a similar stance.  Illinois’ senior Senator Dick Durbin… Continue »