South Dakota’s senior Senator, Tim Johnson (D) has been hospitalized for a suspected stroke.
Best wishes to Senator Johnson’s family, and here’s hoping for a speedy recovery for the Senator.
The Sioux Falls Argus-Leader has more on the situation. They’re already speculating about what might happen should Johnson be incapacitated — let’s all hope it doesn’t come to that.
UPDATE: Doctors are now saying that Sen. Johnson had neither a stroke nor a heart attack, but there isn’t a diagnosis of what illness he has. More as the situation develops…