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Sen. Kirk hosts high school mock congress

HINSDALE, IL (KFVS) -

Republican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk will host his fourth annual Model Congress for Illinois high school students Sunday.

More than 100 students from the Chicagoland area will participate in the event at Hinsdale Central High School.

Students will play the role of actual members of Congress and participate in mock committee hearings, floor debates, and caucus meetings.

Sunday's mock congressional proceedings will focus on economic growth legislation.

Senator Kirk and congressional staff will be on hand to offer guidance.

Students will also hear from experts on the issues they debate during the Model Congress.

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