Doc: Mark Kirk is 'mentally sharp', improving

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk today released the first photo of himself  since he suffered a stroke in January.

The GOP senator's doctors say he's improving steadily and meets with his staff every day.

"He is mentally sharp," Dr. Richard L. Harvey, the medical director of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Center for Stroke Rehabilitation,said in a statement released to the Sun-Times

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