Kirk makes first senate speech


December 14, 2010 4:20:36 PM PST
New Illinois Senator Mark Kirk took the senate floor Tuesday for the first time since being elected to the post.

Kirk took the podium Tuesday in Washington D.C. for his first speech.

He talked about those who represented Illinois before him, including President Barack Obama.

Senator Kirk beat Democratic State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias for the U.S. Senate seat.