Harry Reid hospitalized

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media after the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Committee luncheon December 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is in the hospital and will not be working on Friday, his office announced Friday morning in a statement.

"Early this morning, Senator Reid was not feeling well and as a precaution decided to go to the hospital," said Reid spokesman Adam Jentleson. "Tests have been conducted and everything is normal.  He is alert, resting and feeling better."

"Doctors have asked that he remain in the hospital for observation so he will not be working today," Jentleson added.