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Mark Kirk wins GOP Illinois Senate nomination

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CHICAGO--Rep. Mark Steven Kirk (R-Ill.) claimed the GOP Illinois Senate nomination on Tuesday, declaring victory at his north suburban campaign headquarters.

"We all know that over the past year a quiet despair has descended on the State of Illinois.
A governor arrested, a senator seat disgraced, corruption rampant, unemployment rising and families struggling. The people of Illinois now see the arrogance of a one-party state," Kirk said.

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Congrats from down state

Congratulations from a Virginia supporter and contributor. You are in our prayers. Stay strong and faithful!
Richard Acton

congrats to naval cmdr MARK KIRK for senate
and lt.colonel roger keats for cook cty commissioner;
now maybe some accountability for corruption,and leadership in patriotism and being a statesman
WORKED WITH YOU BOTH and have the utmost respect for your true integrity;the greater good,global values.
cal shummon
il,veterans representative
chicago il

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