CHICAGO (Reuters) - Republican Senator Mark Kirk, who suffered a stroke last year, hopes to return to Washington in January, his spokesman said on Monday. Full story
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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk of Illinois celebrates at an election night rally in Wheeling, Illinois in this file photo taken November 2, 2010. Kirk announced on Tuesday that he supports gay marriage, suggesting a brush with death had helped shift his attitude as he became the second R
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) walks up steps to the Senate Chamber with the assistance of an aide on his return to the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Members of Congress line the steps to the Senate door of the Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, as Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., second from right, accompanied by Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., right, and Vice President Joe Biden, waves as he walks the steps to mark his r