Senator Harry Reid in hospital for observation

Friday, December 20, 2013
Sen. Harry Reid

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 8, 2011, after meeting with the Senate Democratic Caucus. From left are, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Reid, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is in the hospital for observation after not feeling well over night.

Aides to the Nevada Democrat have released a statement. It says Reid felt unwell early Friday and went to the hospital.

Aides say tests revealed nothing wrong, but he'll stay in the hospital for observation.

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois opened session Friday saying he talked to Reid and the majority leader feels good.

The 74-year-old Reid suffered a mild stroke in 2005.

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