US Senator Bernie Sanders hospitalized after experiencing chest pains

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US Senator Bernie Sanders has halted campaigning for president after being hospitalized on Tuesday with chest pains that required doctors to insert two stents after finding a blockage in one artery, his campaign said on Wednesday.

“Sen. Sanders is conversing and in good spirits,” senior campaign advisor Jeff Weaver said in a statement.

“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,” Weaver said.

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