WHEELING, IL - NOVEMBER 2: U.S. Senator-elect Mark Kirk (R-IL) listens to cheering supporters during an election-night party November 2, 2010 in Wheeling, Illinois. Kirk defeated democratic rival ... more 
WHEELING, IL - NOVEMBER 2: U.S. Senator-elect Mark Kirk (R-IL) listens to cheering supporters during an election-night party November 2, 2010 in Wheeling, Illinois. Kirk defeated democratic rival Alexi Giannoulias to win the Senate seat vacated by U.S. President Barack Obama. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images) less 
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