Campaign: Sanders Had Heart Attack, Released from Hospital

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, his campaign confirmed as the Vermont senator was released from a Nevada hospital.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, his campaign confirmed Friday as the Vermont senator was released from a Nevada hospital. The 78-year-old was at a campaign event Tuesday when he experienced chest discomfort and was taken to a hospital where he was diagnosed with a heart attack. The senator was transferred to Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center where doctors inserted two stents to open up a blocked artery…

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