Sen. Van Hollen says he suffered stroke

Sen. Chris Van Hollen said in a statement released Sunday night he suffered “a small stroke.”

“Earlier today, an angiogram indicated that I had experienced a minor stroke in the form of a small venous tear at the back of my head,” the Maryland Democrat said in his statement.

Van Hollen said he experienced “lightheadedness and acute neck pain” as he giving a speech in the western part of his state. He then went to George Washington University Hospital.

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