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Rep. Grace Napolitano is back at work in Washington after stroke

Rep. Grace Napolitano is back at work in Washington after stroke

Two months after suffering a minor stroke at a campaign stop, Rep. Grace Napolitano is back in Washington.

The 79-year-old returned for a handful of votes in mid-March with little fanfare before the spring recess began. There was no announcement in the House, no social media post. Napolitano said she just wanted to get back to work.

Still, colleagues pepper the Norwalk Democrat with questions about what happened and how she’s recovering when she’d rather talk about transportation or water policy.

“I wanted to talk to some members about ongoing issues, [but] everybody was coming [up], “How are you feeling? How are you doing?” So I never got...

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