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Mark Kirk Says 'Rehab Works' After Stroke

AP | Posted 05.04.2013 | Chicago

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. -- U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says rehab worked after he suffered a stroke last year. The Illinois Republican spoke Friday at a charter ...

Senator Makes Big Return After Stroke

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) returned to the Senate Thursday, nearly one year after suffering a major stroke. Kirk returned for the opening of the 113th...

Kirk Leaves Rehab, Heads Home 3 Months After Stroke

Posted 05.03.2012 | Chicago

More than three months after he suffered a serious stroke, U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is now leaving a rehabilitation center as he continues to r...

Kirk Making Strong Steps In Recovery

AP | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk has started walking exercises on a treadmill as he continues his recovery from a stroke in January. Dr. Richard Ha...

Doctors Hopeful About Senator's Condition After Serious Event

AP | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — The neurosurgeon who operated on Mark Kirk after the Illinois senator had a stroke says he is progressing as expected but remains in s...

How Kirk's Absence Affects The Senate

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — Sen. Mark Kirk was doing better than expected after suffering a stroke and undergoing emergency surgery, his neurosurgeon said Tuesday...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senator Suffers Stroke, Undergoes Surgery | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk (R) suffered a stroke over the weekend and is being treated in a Chicago hospital where he underwent emergency b...

Mark Kirk Loses Endorsements From Two Environmental Groups

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Sierra Club and the League of Conservation Voters -- both of which have endorsed Republican Rep. Mark Kirk in the past -- will announce today they...

Mark Kirk's Secret Supporter: Mitch McConnell

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was in Quincy, Ill. Thursday raising money for Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk--again telling supporters ...

Mark Kirk Slips In Polls Following Military Record Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a rough few weeks for Illinois Senate candidate Mark Kirk, his poll numbers have dipped slightly--and 63 percent of those surveyed found the sca...

Jason Linkins

Mark Kirk Military Service Story Was Born In The Blogosphere, Ignored By 'Hardball' Producers | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before we get too ahead of ourselves and credit the Post for being the story-breaker it's worth pointing out that this story was born in the oft-maligned blogosphere.

Ryan Grim

Footage Of Illinois Senate Candidate Mark Kirk Making False Military Claim Surfaces (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Mark Kirk's (R-Il.) false claim that he was named the Navy Intelligence Officer of the Year in the late 1990's was made at a committee hearing be...