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VP's Son Hospitalized for Apparent Stroke

FILE - In a Dec. 23, 2009 photo, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden holds a press conference at the Department of Justice in Georgetown, Del. to update the charges against Dr. Earl B. Bradley.  In a statement Tuesday, May 11, 2010, the White House says Vice President Joe Biden's son, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, is being treated at a Delaware hospital. The White House says Biden is awake and alert and communicating with his parents and wife, who are with him, but provided no information on Biden's symptoms or possible illness. He is hospitalized at Christiana Hospital in Newark. (AP Photo/Chuck Snyder, File)

FILE - In a Dec. 23, 2009 photo, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden holds a press conference at the Department of Justice in Georgetown, Del. to update the charges against Dr. Earl B. Bradley. In a statement Tuesday, May 11, 2010, the White House says Vice President Joe Biden's son, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, is being treated at a Delaware hospital. The White House says Biden is awake and alert and communicating with his parents and wife, who are with him, but provided no information on Biden's symptoms or possible illness. He is hospitalized at Christiana Hospital in Newark. (AP Photo/Chuck Snyder, File)

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - The White House says Vice President Joe Biden's son has suffered a mild stroke, and is expected to make a complete recovery.

Beau Biden, 41, was admitted to a Delaware hospital Tuesday morning. The White House says he is in good spirits and is talking with his family at the hospital. He is fully alert and has full motor and speech skills, the White House said.

Biden serves as Delaware's attorney general.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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