MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Vice President Walter Mondale has been released from the hospital after being treated for the flu.
Mayo Clinic spokeswoman Kelley Luckstein said Mondale was treated Friday night for flu and cold symptoms and was doing well enough to be released on Saturday.READ MORE: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race
Mondale was supposed to introduce former President Jimmy Carter Friday at the annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis but was admitted to Mayo instead with flu symptoms. Mondale was Carter’s vice president from 1977 to 1981.READ MORE: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall
Mondale, 87, was also a U.S. senator and ambassador to Japan. He was the Democratic nominee for president in 1984 and lost to Ronald Reagan.MORE NEWS: A Ride-Along With Minneapolis Police Shows How Staffing Shortages Have Officers Stretched Thin
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