Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden Suffers Mild Stroke

Posted May 11, 2010 at 2:35pm

Updated: 5:23 p.m.

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden is “in good spirits” after being hospitalized Tuesday for what has now been diagnosed as a mild stroke, according to his doctor.

Biden, the son of Vice President Joseph Biden, is “fully alert, in stable condition and has full motor and speech skills. We expect him to make a complete recovery,” said Dr. Timothy Gardner, medical director at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Del., in a statement issued by the vice president’s office.

Biden was admitted to the hospital Tuesday morning. He will be transferred Tuesday afternoon to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia for further observation and examination.