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Then-U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk co-sponsored a commemorative coin bill to help build a disabled veterans’ memorial. (Brendan Hoffman, Chicago Tribune / May 28, 2012)

Sen. Kirk co-sponsored bills helping onetime girlfriend’s clients

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was a leading sponsor of congressional legislation that has meant $5.3 million for two clients of his onetime girlfriend, and he … Read more ›

Kimberly Vertolli, the former wife of Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL), poses for a portrait in her home on Saturday, April 28, 2012 in Alexandria, VA. (Brendan Hoffman/For the Chicago Tribune)

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s ex-wife files FEC complaint about campaign payments to his girlfriend

Soon after Mark Kirk’s ex-wife announced she would no longer support his 2010 run for the U.S. Senate, he brought her onto his campaign team, … Read more ›

From the community

Tenth Dems Offers Summer Internships

Highland Park, IL. – The Tenth Congressional District Democrats (“Tenth Dems”) is now accepting applications for its Summer Internship Program. Internships are available to high … Read more ›

Brenda Troutman of Arlington Heights casts her ballot as teacher Mlle. Baptiste calls out, "a voté."
From the community

Students of French Institute elect Sarkosky!

WINNETKA, Ill. (May 7, 2007) — Although French citizens have elected François Hollande as their new President, students at the French Institute and parents of … Read more ›

Palatine councilman, new Cook GOP leader, looks at new strategy

The work of any suburban trustee or council member rotates between high profile issues, such as tax increases, to the mundane, whether to allow a building … Read more ›

From the community

Tenth Dems To Throw a Good Old-Fashioned Political Convention

Local Democrats can learn about local political races and hear from candidates at the 10th District Democratic Convention on Sunday, March 4. The District-Wide Convention … Read more ›

From the community

Illinois Romney Team Announces Ninth Congressional District Delegates and Alternates

KENILWORTH, Ill. — State Treasurer Dan Rutherford, also the Illinois Chairman for Mitt Romney for President, and New Trier Republican Chairman William J. Cadigan recently … Read more ›

From the community

Pete (Giangreco), Pizza (Cheesy), and Primary (Florida)

Join Tenth for Obama as we watch live updates on the Florida primary results while eating delicious pizza and enjoying free soft drinks, on January … Read more ›

From the community

Patlak, Levine, Turelli lead New Trier GOP endorsements

WINNETKA — Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak led the slate of candidates that the New Trier Republican Organization endorsed Saturday morning at … Read more ›

Northfield Township tax appeal seminar to be held in Northbrook

Northfield Township residents looking for a break on their property taxes are invited to a seminar Jan. 11 in Northbrook on how to appeal a … Read more ›