WASHINGTON, D.C. (WCCO) – Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison was admitted to a Washington D.C. hospital Wednesday morning after falling and tearing a knee ligament during a gym workout, according to spokesperson Jennifer Gore.

Ellison was doing morning exercising in the House gym when he tore the patellar tendon, which is attached to his kneecap.

Gore said Ellison had surgery on the knee at George Washington Hospital on Wednesday and was still in the hospital on Thursday. He will spend the night, and officials aren’t sure yet when he will be released.

Ellison said has received several well wishes from fellow Congress members, family and friends.

Comments (27)
  1. It's really tough says:

    left, right, left. I know it’s hard to remember such complicated things for you libs.

    1. Jim says:

      Cons are too smart to tear tendons. LOL.

  2. swen says:

    Wow same day surgery, any bets if that will ever happen under Obamacare?……….

  3. Mr. Me says:

    how is this a news story?

  4. Laurie Grady says:

    And this is news why?

    1. Jim says:

      And you clicked on this story and commented on it why?

      1. Loretta says:

        I was wondering the same of you!!

        1. Jim says:

          Loretta, I’m not the person who posted a comment that this story was not newsworthy. That would be Laurie, who then proceeded to prove how much she didn’t care by posting a comment. Get it?

  5. Jim says:

    Stay classy, bob.

  6. Jim says:

    Because he’s Muslim? Is that supposed to be an insult? Do you ask for your doctor’s religious credentials when you go to the hospital?

    1. Murdock says:

      nobody wants to hear your stupid comments. Get a life!!

      1. Jim says:

        Nah, I think I’ll keep posting. Thanks for the advice though.

  7. Joe says:

    i smell a lawsuit – that is what liberals do best

    1. Jim says:

      If Ellison was a Con he would show up at the emergency room without insurance and then stick taxpayers with the bill.

      See, it’s easy to play this stupid partisan game. It accomplishes nothing, but it’s easy.

      1. just sayin says:

        Wow. Seems as though Jim must be one of those less educated ones…

        What are ya smokin over there bub?

  8. factdealer says:

    This guy matters as much as the last 3 dumps i took!

    1. Jim says:

      Since you’d die without bowel movements, you must really love Ellison. He matters to you as much as your own personal health. Wow. Good to see he’s getting some support here.

  9. Ronald Raygun says:

    molly, factdealer, Joe and bob marcotte are very typical of dirty republican filth.

    1. Sarah in Outstate MN says:

      Ronald, I’ve read all of your comments on many other posts. You are just as bad. You’re a hypocrite.

      1. Jim says:

        I’m gonna have to agree with Sarah on this one Ronald. Leave the insults and name calling to the Cons.

        1. Sarah in Outstate MN says:

          @Jim, people affiliated with BOTH parties name call. It’s childish and accomplishes nothing so stop acting as if name calling is only in one party. Grow up.

    2. @Ronald says:

      I actually have no political affiliation, but I see you support terrorists Ronald Gaygun, only a true idiot thinks that the candidate they vote for will be that same guy once they are elected, the saying don’t throw stones at glass houses, doesn’t fit you because you probably live in a single wide trailer, do your family a favor and find a speeding bus and fall in front of it.

  10. The Bishop says:

    Did he cry?

  11. @Jim says:

    Jim ive met tree stumps sharper than you, are you kept alive on a machine at home or in a hospital?

  12. Alfred says:

    Working out? Look how fat he is! He doesn’t work out.

  13. Kevin says:

    Did he ask Allah to ease his pain????

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