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Sen. Mark Kirk at Billy Goat night before his stroke
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) was at the famed Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago the night before he suffered a stroke on Saturday. On Monday, Kirk underwent surgery; his recovery is expected to take months. Sun-Times political writer Abdon M. Pallasch was there and has the story.