Bob Dole hospitalized

Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) has been hospitalized for treatment of pneumonia and knee surgery.

The 86-year-old former majority leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee is clear of pneumonia, according to reports, and is working toward recovery.

Dole is hospitalized at the Walter Reed Medical Center here in Washington, D.C., where, as an Army veteran from World War II, he is receiving treatment.