Bernie Sanders undergoes heart surgery

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A stent is a wire mesh tube that props open an artery clogged by fatty plaque.

As of Tuesday, the Sanders campaign planned on spending $1.3 million on an ad blast in Iowa, directly taking aim at President Trump.

UPDATE, with well-wish tweets Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, "conversing and in good spirits" following the insertion of two heart stents last night, has canceled all events and appearances "until further notice", apparently including MSNBC's six-hour gun forum scheduled for today. The 78-year-old Vermont independent "will be resting up over the next few days", according to Weaver.

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"During a campaign event [Tuesday] evening, Sen".

As to the political questions, those are beyond the realm of a cardiologist. Bernie Sanders, (I-Vt.), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen.

So if Sanders - sometimes called the Energizer Bunny because his energy rarely seems to flag - is physically well enough to get back on the campaign trail, will he be politically healthy enough?

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"It's part of a discussion, but it has to be part of an overall view of what somebody is and what somebody has accomplished", Sanders, 77 at the time, said.

Her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, also on the episode to promote their new book, added, "If you have chest pains, please go to the doctor... although heart disease is more pervasive in women, it's more fatal to men because men wait too long".

Biden leads on 26.1 percent with Warren second on 24.4 percent.

Minutes after the news of Sanders' procedure became public, his campaign rivals responded with an outpouring of support. That day will likely come, however, and soon.

"If there's one thing I know about him, he's a fighter and I look forward to seeing him on the campaign trail soon", the California senator wrote on Twitter.

Which leaves Warren, who wished Sanders a speedy recovery, as the only top-tier candidate running at full throttle.

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