A screen grab of Sen. Mark Kirk in a video in which he discusses his progress and struggles after suffering a stroke in January.
A screen grab from a video in which Sen. Mark Kirk discusses his progress in recovering from a stroke.
Senator Kirk Releases Video on Recovery Progress
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk works on rehabilitation following his stroke. Kirk suffered an ischemic stroke, meaning blockage of a blood vessel stopped blood flow to an area of the brain. | File Photo
Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill. going through a walking exercise at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago following a stroke he suffered in January 2012. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Sen. Mark Kirk's office)
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), seen here in an image from a video released May 8, when he offered his first public remarks since suffering a stroke in January. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Sen. Mark Kirk's office)