Kirk sworn in, says 'sad chapters' in Illinois history over
Nov 29, 2010 8:34:24 PM - chicagotribune.com
Republican Mark Kirk, newly sworn in today as the junior U.S. senator from Illinois, told supporters that "sad chapters" in Illinois history were over. He succeeds Democrat Roland Burris, who was appointed amid controversy late in 2008 by then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
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