Rep. John Lewis released from hospital with ‘clean bill of health’

Rep. John Lewis. (Photo by Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images for U.S. Postal Service)
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Rep. John Lewis. (Photo by Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images for U.S. Postal Service)

Credit: Riccardo S. Savi

Credit: Riccardo S. Savi

Rep. John Lewis was released Sunday from a hospital with a "clean bill of health," a spokeswoman with his his office said.

Lewis had been hospitalized after becoming ill on a flight back to Atlanta on Saturday.

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ExploreA statement Saturday from Lewis' office said,

"Rep. John Lewis is in the hospital tonight for routine observation. He’s resting comfortably and expects to be released tomorrow."

Lewis, 78, was expected at an Atlanta event Saturday evening and did not appear.