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Blocked Artery Takes Bernie Off Campaign Trail

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is off the campaign trail and in a Las Vegas hospital after having surgery to clear up a blocked artery.

“During a campaign event yesterday evening, Sen. Sanders experienced some chest discomfort. Following medical evaluation and testing he was found to have a blockage in one artery and two stents were successfully inserted,” Sanders’ campaign manager Jeff Weaver said in a statement first reported by Politico’s Gabriel Debenedetti.

Weaver said that Sanders, who is 78 years old, is “conversing and in good spirits.”

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“He will be resting up over the next few days. We are canceling his events and appearances until further notice, and we will continue to provide appropriate updates.”

Breaking: @BernieSanders was found to have a blockage in an artery and had two stents inserted yesterday. Statement from Jeff Weaver > pic.twitter.com/CuWiOSJ4k0

— Gabriel Debenedetti (@gdebenedetti) October 2, 2019

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