07.30.2018

Rep. John Lewis released from hospital Sunday after observation for undisclosed illness

Rep. John Lewis released from hospital Sunday after observation for undisclosed illness (Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis was released Sunday from a hospital with a "clean bill of health" after falling ill the previous day, a spokeswoman said.

WXIA-TV reported Saturday night that the 78-year-old Georgia Democrat was resting comfortably and under routine observation. Lewis had felt dizzy and sweaty on a flight from Detroit to Atlanta, an aide told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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