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Mark Kirk Speaks On ENDA Support In First Senate Floor Speech Since Stroke

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

On Monday, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) gave his first Senate floor speech since suffering a stroke in January 2012, speaking in support of the Employee No...

Senator Climbs One Of Nation's Tallest Buildings For Charity

Posted 11.04.2013 | Chicago

Almost two years after suffering a debilitating stroke, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk returned to the steps of one of the world's tallest buildings to raise mon...

PHOTO: U.S. Senator Tweets Proof Of A-List Friendship

Posted 03.28.2013 | Chicago

After his heart-warming fist bump with President Obama at this year's State of the Union address, Illinois Senator Mark Kirk is having another feel-go...

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...

Mark Kirk Says He Saw Angels After Suffering Stroke

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), who will return to Congress on Thursday one year after suffering a major stroke, said that he saw angels while recovering ...

Amanda Terkel

Mark Kirk Returning To Senate On Thursday

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly a year after suffering a major stroke, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) will be returning to the Senate on Thursday for the opening of the...

Report: Mark Kirk To Return To Congress On Jan. 3

Posted 12.06.2012 | Chicago

Updated story U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is planning to return to work in time for the first day of the new Congress on Jan. 3, almost one year after he s...

Senator Kirk Used Alias To Check Into Hospital After Stroke

Posted 07.09.2012 | Chicago

When U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) entered into a Chicago-area hospital after suffering a stroke in January, the senator used a fake name, presumably t...

Obama Calls Senator Kirk, Sends His 'Well Wishes'

Posted 05.31.2012 | Chicago

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) on Thursday got a call from President Barack Obama. Kirk tweeted Thursday, "Thanks to President Obama @whitehouse for calli...

WATCH: Senator Re-Learns How To Walk After Stroke

Posted 05.08.2012 | Chicago

Five months after suffering a serious stroke, U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says he's well on his way to recovery. The senator's office released ...

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...

First Post-Stroke Photo Of Senator Kirk Released

Posted 04.24.2012 | Chicago

The office of U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Tuesday released a photo of the 52-year-old senator, the first new photograph of the Illinois Republican since he...

Kirk's Condition Upgraded To Good, Senator Watched Super Bowl

Posted 02.06.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), still recovering from a ischemic stroke and undergoing brain surgery more than two weeks ago, has seen his condition ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senator Suffers Stroke, Undergoes Surgery

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...