Nunnelee returning to Mississippi for stroke recovery; congressman also seeking re-election

August 29, 2014 3:55 PM

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee said Friday that he's returning to Mississippi to continue recovering from a stroke while he runs for re-election.

The 55-year-old from Tupelo had a stroke while undergoing brain surgery June 9 in Texas, and he has had radiation, chemotherapy and physical rehabilitation in Maryland. He has said the stroke caused speech and mobility problems.

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