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Sanders has heart procedure, cancels campaign events for now


October 3, 2019

Hilary Swift – New York Times

Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign says the 78-year-old experienced chest discomfort during an event Tuesday and sought medical evaluation.

WASHINGTON - Bernie Sanders' campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events and appearances "until further notice."

The 78-year-old Vermont senator experienced chest discomfort during a campaign event Tuesday and sought medical evaluation. Two stents were "successfully inserted," and Sanders "is conversing and in good spirits," according to the campaign. He's recovering at a Las Vegas hospital.


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