The Washington Times - August 13, 2008, 04:37PM

This is just in from the McCain campaign.

“During the rope line an enthusiastic supporter shook Mrs. McCain’s hand and exacerbated an existing condition. Out of an abundance of caution, she decided to leave the event and visit the local hospital for x-rays where she was treated for a minor sprain. We appreciate everyone’s concern and she is back on the campaign trail now.”

- McCain 2008 Communications Director Jill Hazelbaker

Stephen Dinan, national political correspondent, The Washington Times