VIDEO: Bernie Sanders sidelined from campaign with artery blockage

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — While on the campaign trail in southern Nevada, Senator Bernie Sanders had to be hospitalized after dealing with chest pain. His campaign announced he had blockage in an artery near his heart and put in two stents.

According to Sanders’ security, the democratic presidential candidate is at UMC. He was admitted to the hospital Tuesday night. Those close to Senator Sanders say he was in good spirits as of Wednesday afternoon.

He had three different campaign events scheduled for Wednesday that all had to be cancelled. On Thursday, he was set to stop in Los Angeles before flying back out to Iowa.

CBS reporter Cara Korte has the latest in the video above.

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