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Attorney General Hospitalized

According to the Justice Department, during his morning staff meeting, Attorney General Eric Holder felt faint and short of breath.

DOJ said that as a precaution, he was taken to Washington Medstar Hospital, where he was described as resting comfortably at press time (11:40 A.M.) and in good condition.

"He is alert and conversing with his doctors," DOJ said. No more information was immediately available.