Dick Cheney Hospitalized

It's unclear if it's related to his heart trouble
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 25, 2010 10:53 PM CDT
Former Vice President Dick Cheney addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010.   (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
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(Newser) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney was admitted to the hospital today after experiencing discomfort, the latest health scare for the 69-year-old Republican leader who has a long history of heart disease. Cheney was expected to remain at George Washington University Hospital over the weekend, said spokesman Peter Long.

It was not immediately clear whether Cheney's health concern was related to his previous heart troubles. He sustained his last heart attack, deemed a mild one, in February. Cheney was not feeling well today and went to see his doctors at George Washington University. On their advice, he was admitted to the hospital for further testing.

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