Cheney Likely to Leave Hospital Tomorrow

Daughter Liz says pop's condition much improved
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 27, 2010 1:24 PM CDT
Cheney Likely to Leave Hospital Tomorrow
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009 file photo, former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at the Center For Security Policy dinner at Union Station in Washington. Former Vice President Dick Cheney was admitted to the hospital Friday, June 25, 2010 after experiencing discomfort, the latest health...   (Harry Hamburg)

(Newser) – One of Dick Cheney's daughters says the hospitalized former vice president could go home on Monday after receiving medication to treat a fluid buildup related to his aggressive form of heart disease. The 69-year-old, who has had five heart attacks, was admitted to George Washington University Hospital on Friday after experiencing discomfort. His last heart attack—described as a mild one—was in February.

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Liz Cheney tells Fox News Sunday that her father is feeling better and hopes to be released tomorrow. Cheney's office says Cheney has received intravenous medication and that he's "markedly improved." (Read more vice president stories.)

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