Former US Senator Jim Bunning recovering from stroke
10/21/2016 06:02 PM
Jim Bunning suffered a stroke, earlier this week, at his home in Southgate, Ky. A statement released today says his wife Mary was with him as he was transported to St Elizabeth hospital. Bunning was moved from the intensive care unit into a transitional care unit Thursday night.
Bunning, who turns 85 years old on Sunday, served as Kentucky’s junior U.S. Senator from 1999-2010. Prior to that he had served Kentucky’s 4th district as Congressman.
Prior to entering politics Bunning was a professional baseball player playing for the Philadelphia Phillies and Detroit Tigers, among others. He is a member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame
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