News & Politics

[UPDATED] Ron Paul Hospitalized After Suffering On-Air Medical Emergency

Robert F. Bukaty

See update below.

Libertarian former Texas Congressman Ron Paul was hospitalized on Friday after suffering what appeared to be a stroke or similar medical event while he was on the air recording his show “The Liberty Report.” Out of respect for Paul and his family, we will not post the video here.

Well-wishes are pouring in on Twitter, where Ron Paul is trending.

Dr. Ron Paul, an obstetrician, ran for president twice and has been an outspoken voice for civil liberties for many years. This story is developing. Check back for updates.

Update 4:33 p.m. — Great news: Rand Paul, the former congressman’s son, sent out a pair of tweets indicating that his dad is doing well: