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Kirk Speaking Well After Stroke

Republican leader reports on his visit with the senator.

is speaking well and clearly as he recovers from a stroke suffered Jan. 21, according to remarks made by Lake County Federation President Alexander Stewart Friday at his organization’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Stewart told more than 600 people gathered in Lincolnshire for the event about the 45 minute meeting he had with Kirk recently.

“He is very much on message,” Alexander said. “He spoke well and clearly. He is eager to get back to Washington and start serving the state again.” Stewart was impressed with Kirk’s awareness of the issues and ability to articulate them.

In the last few weeks questions have been raised about the progress of Kirk’s recovery and the public’s right to know, according to a report on ABC news. The story indicated no information was being offered by his doctors or his office.

Kirk  at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago from a stroke suffered Jan. 21.

Dan Pritzker April 24, 2012 at 02:10 AM
News sources have said the opposite about Kirk. The leaked cell phone video of Kirk not being able to pronounce vowels says plenty. I wish he never had a stroke and was at 100% but his health says I can't do my job. This man had 2 pieces of dead brain removed 2 days after his stroke. Please Google! Kirk's people said he has a slight voice issue and his right side is affected but the sad video says the truth. The clip was dated April 11 so he has had lots of therapy already. I wish you the best Mark, I wish you were 100% but we need representation now. We need both Senate votes. God Bless you.

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