- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina said he was fine after collapsing during a race Wednesday morning the District of Columbia and was taken away in an ambulance.

Earlier reports said he was on the ground and CPR measures were taken, but Mr. Tillis, 56, said in a video on Twitter that he just got overheated.

“Hey, everybody, I’m fine. Just running about 2½ miles in and got overheated. No CPR no special measures, just checking me out. See you back on the Hill,” he said in the brief video from the hospital.

Mr. Tillis was competing in the American Council of Life Insurers Capital Challenge 3 Mile Team Race.

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