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Running for Senate

ElectionsU.S. SenateRepublican PartyMark Kirk
U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk, center, gets a kiss from his mother, Judith Kirk, left, after he announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate in the Republican primary. The announcement was made in front of his birthplace in Kenilworth, Illinois. At left is Andrew McKenna Jr., chairman, Illinois Republican... Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune