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UNITED STATES - JANUARY 3: Vice President Joe Biden, center, speaks with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, and Sen.-elect Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, as the arrive to greet the arrival of  Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., to the Senate on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Sen. Kirk, who suffered a stroke, made his return to the Senate by walking up the Senate steps for the start of the 113th Congress. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 3: Vice President Joe Biden, center, speaks with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, and Sen.-elect Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, as the arrive to greet the arrival of Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., to the Senate on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Sen. Kirk, who suffered a stroke, made his return to the Senate by walking up the Senate steps for the start of the 113th Congress. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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