Georgia senator hospitalized after fall

Georgia senator hospitalized after fall
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Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonProgressive group backs Senate candidates in Georgia, Iowa Overnight Health Care: Trump budget calls for cutting Medicaid, ACA by T | Trump proposes removing FDA authority over tobacco | Lawmakers frustrated by lack of emergency funds for coronavirus Anti-abortion group backs Loeffler's election campaign after opposing her Senate appointment MORE (R-Ga.) was hospitalized Wednesday after a fall at his Washington, D.C., apartment, his office said in a statement Wednesday night.

The statement confirmed that the senior Georgia senator, 74, had fractured four ribs but was “resting and doing well.”

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“Senator Isakson was admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night after falling in his apartment and suffering four fractured ribs,” Isakson spokeswoman Amanda Maddox said Wednesday.

“He is in pain, but resting and doing well. Senator Isakson looks forward to fully recovering and getting back to work for Georgians,” she added.