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Harry Reid Hospitalized

Updated 5:57 pm ET

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was hospitalized this morning after feeling ill.

From a statement by his office:

Early this morning, Senator Reid was not feeling well and as a precaution decided to go to the hospital. Tests have been conducted and everything is normal.  He is alert, resting and feeling better.

Doctors have asked that he remain in the hospital for observation so he will not be working today.

It’s not yet clear what his symptoms were, or are.  Today is the last day of Senate business in Washington.  I’ll update you as more details emerge.

Reid is 74 years old. Prior to this, he has appeared to be in good health, and I’m not aware of any major health issues other than minor injuries he suffered in a car crash last year.

UPDATE: As of 3:40 pm this afternoon, Reid was still in the hospital.

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33 Responses to Harry Reid Hospitalized

  1. Let us hazard a guess as to his “symptoms” that scared him enough to be hospitalized:
    He was visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past who showed him how happy the people of America were with their personal choices and were not mandated by the evil government to stop doing this or to start doing that.
    He was then visited by the Ghost of Christmas Future where the people of America were sitting in cold, darkened homes because their energy costs “skyrocketed” and parents of ill children were wailing because they couldn’t find a doctor to treat them.
    As MrReid was horrified by the visage of America’s future, his blood pressure rose to dangerous levels, he began sweating and shivering at the same time, and was so alarmed he called out for help.

    This traumatic experience has caused MrReid to rethink his life and dastardly deeds, so that he vowed to return to Nevada and devote the rest of his life to tending his pomagranate trees.

    • By the way, he better be sure he is formally admitted if it’s Medicare–or else he will pay and pay…that is a new wrinkle–they keep you for observation and your Medicare rules don’t apply…ka-ching!

    • Today is the last day the Senate is in session for 2013. Reid will not be there to face the fallout from Obama’s latest Obamacare ‘adjustment’.

      • or deal with swirling bi partisan Iran sanctions dust up.

        But not to worry — Barry has already said be will veto — the closest thing to legal he will have done in this past month of his rule.

  2. I know I’m supposed to, but for the life of me I just can’t find even an ounce of Christian sympathy for this man. He has hurt more children this Christmas than anyone else in America right now and should something be coming back at him to bight him in the a$$ well, Harry, you shouldn’t have been so evil.

    • I know, and how perfect an elitist, almost laughing as he throws yet another petulant punch by using those very same health services he’s taken away from those children. Like you, I’m struggling to find empathy for him… I pray endlessly for them not the ideologically corrupted jerks that find enjoyment in intentionally harming others. For Reid & his clan, I pray God’s mercy… because THAT, and only that, I can do…

    • I have absolutely no sympathy for that pale-faced nasty creep. We can never get rid of these people, they keep coming back from the dead, Pelosi and Reid, so hateful and so hated. Maybe this time…..?

  3. Where are the death panels when you need ’em? If anyone deserves to be judged on the merits imposed by socialized medicine it’s that hateful, gnarly, socialist s.o.b. Thumbs down, Harry.

  4. I know it’s the Christmas season, but I really have no sympathy for this vile man and I really don’t care if he is sick. I am sick of him!