— The office of Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) • Discussing the stroke he suffered on Saturday and revealed Monday. He underwent surgery to relieve swelling around his brain earlier this morning. Kirk, 52, holds the seat vacated by Barack Obama when he ran for president in 2008. (via shortformblog)
- nine different governors of Illinois have served since 1961
- four have been convicted and sent to prison — that’s 44% source
Home state pride.