Cheney hospitalized with chest pains

Former vice president said to be resting comfortably

Published February 23, 2010 12:43AM (EST)

Former Vice President Dick Cheney was hospitalized Monday after experiencing chest pain. It doesn't appear that he's in any serious danger; a statement from his staff says he's resting comfortably. He underwent an angiogram and may have some treatment on Tuesday.

Cheney's had four heart attacks.

By Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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