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Bernie Sanders leaves campaign trail due to health issues

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Posted at 9:43 AM, Oct 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-02 10:56:03-04

LAS VEGAS – Bernie Sanders is exiting the campaign trail due to health concerns.

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Senior Advisor Jeff Weaver on Wednesday issued the following statement:“During a campaign event yesterday evening, Sen. Sanders experienced some chest discomfort. Following medical evaluation and testing he was found to have a blockage in one artery and two stents were successfully inserted. Sen. Sanders is conversing and in good spirits. 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.”