Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said 89-year-old Former Senator Bob Dole has been hospitalized.
Senator John McCain read a letter from Dole, urging the Senate to pass the CPRD, the Convention of Persons with Disabilities.It addresses disability rights of people around the world.
Shortly after Reid’s comments, however, an assistant to Dole told CBS News in an email that Dole will leave the hospital tomorrow after a “routine” procedure.
“He checked himself in for a routine procedure and will discharge tomorrow,” Dole’s assistant said. “Doing well and watching the CRPD debate on CSPAN 2.”