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Attorney General Eric Holder hospitalized, resting in good condition

Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized Thursday morning after feeling faint and short of breath during a staff meeting.

"As a precaution, the Attorney General was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center to undergo further evaluation," DOJ spokesman Brian Fallon said in a statement. "He is currently resting comfortably and in good condition. He is alert and conversing with his doctors."

In an interview with The New Yorker published earlier this month, the 63-year-old Holder said he intended to step down later this year.

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