Durbin Statement on Senator Mark Kirk

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statement today after learning that his friend and colleague, Illinois Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke:

"I was stunned to learn that Mark suffered a stroke. He is young and in good physical condition and I have no doubt he will make a speedy recovery. I have reached out to his staff and offered to do anything I can to help with his Senate duties. Loretta and I will keep Mark and his family in our prayers.”