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Minnesota GOP US Senate candidate Jason Lewis rushed into surgery

28 days ago   |   By WGN TV

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis was rushed into emergency surgery Monday for a severe internal hernia, just eight days before the election, his campaign announced.
The condition is life-threatening if not treated quickly, the campaign said in a statement. An internal hernia is a bulge or protrusion of an organ - often the bowel into the abdomen. It can cause an obstruction or other problems.
Lewis, a one-term former congressman best known to Minnesota voters from his days as a conservative talk radio host, is challenging incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen...
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Minnesota GOP Senate candidate undergoing emergency surgery

Minnesota GOP Senate candidate undergoing emergency surgery

28 days ago   |   By Politico

Minnesota Republican Jason Lewis, the party's nominee for Senate, was rushed into emergency surgery Monday to fix a severe internal hernia, his campaign announced in a statement.
Lewis, a former one-term congressman, is running against Democratic Sen. Tina Smith, who is running for a full term after winning a special election in 2018. Lewis' campaign manager said in a statement Monday morning that Lewis was rushed to the hospital with severe abdominal pain, and doctors determined it required immediate surgery.
"Following tests and examination, doctors determined that he is suffering from a...
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GOP US Senate candidate Jason Lewis rushed into surgery

GOP US Senate candidate Jason Lewis rushed into surgery

28 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis was rushed into emergency surgery Monday for a severe internal hernia, just eight days before the election, his campaign announced.
The condition is life-threatening if not treated quickly, the campaign said in a statement.
Lewis, a one-term former congressman best known to Minnesota voters from his days as a conservative talk radio host, is challenging incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith.
Campaign manager Tom Szymanski said in the statement that Lewis experienced severe abdominal pain early Monday morning and was...
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GOP US Senate candidate Jason Lewis rushed into surgery

28 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

Minnesota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis has been rushed into emergency surgery for a severe internal hernia.
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Jason Lewis, Republican Senate Candidate, Undergoes Emergency Surgery

28 days ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Jason Lewis, the former Republican congressman and current Senate candidate, underwent emergency surgery Monday morning, his campaign says.
According to a statement, Lewis went to an emergency room early Monday morning after experiencing stomach pain. Doctors determined he was suffering from a severe internal hernia, which can be life-threatening if not dealt with quickly.
Lewis was rushed into surgery. His campaign staff says he was in good spirits and optimistic before the operation.
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