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Senator Mark Kirk

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk discusses his recovery from a stroke, a day before he returns to work at the U.S. Capitol. Kirk suffered the stroke on Jan. 23, 2012, and underwent extensive rehabilitation before his scheduled return to the Senate on Jan. 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Kirk: More Than $18 Million Available To Cops To Fight Street Gangs

Senator Mark Kirk says “it’s not a lock” that the $18.5 million to combat gangs will all go to Chicago – to help Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and his work.

01/21/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Sen. Kirk Outlines Goal To Get Stroke Victims Back To Work

Senator Mark Kirk was in Chicago Sunday to outline what he calls his “stroke agenda” before climbing a stairway at the Willis Tower as part of a fundraiser for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. That’s where the Highland Park Republican underwent physical therapy after suffering a stroke in 2012.

11/03/2013