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For Immediate Release
Office of the Vice President
March 5, 2001

Mary Matalin, Counselor to the Vice President, Issued the Following Statement:

Vice President Cheney checked himself into George Washington Hospital for a repeat cardiac catheterization after experiencing two brief, mild episodes of chest discomfort. This is a non-emergency precautionary procedure. An EKG obtained at the White House this afternoon was unchanged from one obtained last Thursday.

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