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Actor and Alzheimer's advocate Seth Rogen prepares to testify before a Senate hearing on the rising cost of Alzheimer's disease in America.
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February 27, 2014 When the comic addressed a U.S. Senate subcommittee about Alzheimer's disease Wednesday, the experience was anything but typical.
Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., speaking from the floor of the Senate on Monday.
November 5, 2013 VIDEO: Watch the Republican senator from Illinois deliver his first remarks from the floor of the Senate since suffering a stroke nearly two years ago. He spoke up in favor of legislation that would ban discrimination in the workplace on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., holding a cane. He was helped up the steps of the Capitol by Vice President Biden (behind Kirk) and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., (in red tie). Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., is at right.
January 3, 2013 The Illinois Republican's climb up the steps of the Capitol was cheered by colleagues from both sides of the aisle. Kirk, 53, is an inspiration to other stroke survivors.
Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., looks to a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally in Wheaton.
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January 23, 2012 Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) suffered a stroke over the weekend. Following surgery, he's having trouble moving his left leg and arm and also experiencing problems with some facial movements. But his doctors expect him to recover.
February 14, 2011 Just in time for Valentine's Day, Mark Kirk has won the right to occupy the Senate's Candy Desk. He will keep the desk filled with candy for his colleagues. It's all about promoting Illinois jobs, he says.
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