Democratic lawmaker has triple bypass

Democratic lawmaker has triple bypass
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Rep. Mark PocanMark William PocanBlue wave poses governing risks for Dems Trump Jr., Dem congressman spar over Ellison's association with Farrakhan Dems seek ways to block Trump support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen MORE (D-Wis.) on Wednesday underwent a triple bypass surgery as a pre-emptive measure for a cardiac issue.

“The surgery went well and Mark is looking forward to a speedy recovery so he can return to Washington soon to continue fighting for the people of Wisconsin,” his office said in a press release.

Pocan had the surgery performed at UnityPoint Health-Meriter in Madison. 

Pocan, 53, represents Wisconsin’s second congressional district. He was first elected in 2012.