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Mark Kirk Stroke

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 ...

Sen. Mark Kirk's Stroke Shows They Can Hit The Young, Too

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 03.31.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — When a stroke hits at 52, like what happened to Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois, the reaction is an astonished, "But he's so young." Th...

Mark Kirk's Condition Improving After Stroke

AP | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is able to talk and his condition has been upgraded to fair a little more than a week after he suffered a stro...

Doctors Remove Two Pieces Of Kirk's Brain

AP | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk remains in serious but stable condition after suffering a stroke over the weekend. His neurosurgeon said Thursday ...

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...

Senator Keeping Seat Empty For Mark Kirk

AP | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Democratic senator who planned to sit with a Republican for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address says he will keep the ...

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

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...