Update 1:53 p.m. ET, 12/20/2013
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was hospitalized on Friday because he wasn't feeling well, but he is now doing better, his office said.
"Tests have been conducted and everything is normal. He is alert, resting and feeling better," the Nevada Democrat's office said.
Doctors were keeping him at the hospital for observation.
Reid's office first flagged the news on Twitter.
Reid this week has been pushing the Senate to clear President Barack Obama's nominees for several appointments.
Reid turned 74 years old this month.FULL STORY