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Attorney General Eric Holder hospitalized, resting in good condition

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.