U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Illinois, issued the following statement upon the commencement of President Barack Obama's inauguration: "I congratulate President Obama on his second inauguration as president of the United States of America. During these next four years, I hope Republicans and Democrats can find ways to come together and work in a bipartisan fashion to solve our budget problems, boost our economy, strengthen our national security and reform our government."
Kirk on inauguration: 'I hope Republicans and Democrats can find ways to come together'
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