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Mark Kirk Quotes

With all this rehab, for me just to walk was a huge effort. I had to re-learn how to walk again after the stroke. And all the rehab and all the effort shows the mental determination times 10 to keep serving.
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Secretary Rumsfeld used to represent parts of our district in the 1960s. I think that he and his team have done a masterful job in defeating Iraqi forces quickly and decisively.

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The decision to go to war is the most important decision that I can make as a representative in Congress. As a veteran, I see any potential military action first through the eyes of the young men and women who volunteered to wear the uniform and would carry out such a mission.

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Over time, the federal government should move the nation to a single standard, clean-burning gasoline.

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And taking more money out of the private economy and having the government perform as it has poorly done with the stimulus I don't think is the right way to go.

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Mark Kirk Quotes: Ive got a chart here that shows our debt
I've got a chart here that shows our debt-to-GDP ratio. And while we did run deficits in the past, we now number our debt in trillions rather than in billions. And I think that represents a long-term danger, especially to the, the American dream.

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When you look at the state of the economy right now, you have to set a priority. And my top priority is the deficit of jobs and economic growth, and especially this perception that the United States could be falling behind especially Asian economies.

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For Tammy Duckworth to blame the junior senator from Illinois for Islamic terror shows that she is a naive fool not fit for office in the Senate.

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I want to make sure we have elected people constantly looking at helping the African-American community.

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The biggest challenge I have with Washingtonians is they think Illinois is exclusively a Democratic state.

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The Constitution is a total living document that can change quite a bit.

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Mark Kirk Quotes: The key lesson of the 1930s is that
The key lesson of the 1930s is that appeasement leads directly to war.

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The Spending Control Act. It would recreate President Reagan's grace commission to have a bipartisan commission on how we reduce spending.

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The tough thing about these senatorial jobs is you get 'yes' or 'no' votes. Your whole job is to either say 'yes' or 'no' and explain why.

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There was a lot of feeling that with an African-American president, life on the South Side of Chicago would be radically different.

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Mark Kirk Quotes: To go through the agonizing process of
To go through the agonizing process of learning how to walk again and write again and speak again makes you much more empathetic to people.

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We should all be neo-abolitionists here to make sure that there is no right in America to enslave others using the Internet.

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Donald Trump is kind of a riverboat gamble. He won the Illinois primary; in this case, we have seen the Republican vote up and the Democratic vote down, so it looks like it's a net benefit.

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For those of us who want to accomplish something for the country, we need to come up with a list ... of anti-spending reforms which are locked into place so we are dramatically lowering the appetite of the federal government over the future.

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Mark Kirk Quotes: I would say that i definitely became
I would say that I definitely became much more religious. They say there are no atheists in foxholes, and this stroke put me into a very deep foxhole. Yet that feeling of faith sustained me, so I have no feelings of anger or regret.

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I would say the difference between 'old Mark' and post-stroke Mark ... is that pre-stroke Mark was a major micromanager. I just don't have the time or inclination to micromanage as much as I used to.

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I'm still a reservist. We have three drilling reservists in the Senate. Senator Graham serves in the Air Force, Senator Brown serves in the Army, and I serve in the Navy.

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Mark Kirk Quotes: Ive been thinking in an age of trump
I've been thinking, in an age of Trump where you don't know the direction of the country, the person you need most is a steady conservative hand like Mark Kirk in the Senate to be advising the president, especially on national security topics ... which is my particular expertise after 23 years in the Navy.

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It's the only way that Democrats can win in Illinois, is to say, 'Oh, Kirk has health problems, he's going to retire.' For Democrats looking at a minority life and seeing that they cannot win in Illinois is so frustrating that they will just assume away any issue. They'll just say to willing reporters, 'I think Kirk is going to retire.'

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The intelligence community agrees 30 percent of the terrorists released from Guantanamo are known or suspected to have already re-joined the fight against Americans_- a statistic that translates to a horrific reality.

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There's a new role that I see for myself with the new Republican majority running the Senate. I am now the premiere ambassador for the state from the Republican majority.

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We need to focus on issues where we all agree, which is spending discipline and control and making sure that government, both in Springfield and in Washington, doesn't take more from your family budget.

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With all this rehab, for me just to walk was a huge effort. I had to re-learn how to walk again after the stroke. And all the rehab and all the effort shows the mental determination times 10 to keep serving.

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Same-sex couples should have the right to civil marriage. Our time on this earth is limited, I know that better than most. Life comes down to who you love and who loves you back- government has no place in the middle.

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Mark Kirk Quotes: Alexi giannoulias top aide was a
Alexi Giannoulias' top aide was a longtime BP lobbyist.

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