White House hopeful Sanders has hernia repair surgery

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pictured November 29, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire, had elective outpatient hernia repair procedure at George Washington University HospitalBernie Sanders, the independent US senator who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, was undergoing a medical procedure Monday to repair a hernia, his staff said. The elective outpatient hernia repair procedure was being performed at George Washington University Hospital, his staff said. Sanders, who is 74, “will resume his Senate duties on Tuesday,” according to a statement from campaign spokesman Michael Briggs.

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