New Jersey Senator released from hospital

Frank Lautenberg, the Democratic Senator from New Jersey who earlier this week announced he had been diagnosed with a "B-cell lymphoma of the stomach", has been released from Mount Sinai Medical Center, according to the congressional newspaper Roll Call.

Despite calls from some arguably biased bloggers that the five-term Senator step down, the 86 year old Lautenberg has insisted that he will continue to work through the next couple of months while receiving chemotherapy.

By Ross Bonander

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