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McConnell suffers fractured shoulder after fall at Louisville home

Officials say McConnell tripped at home on his outside patio and fractured his shoulder.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – One day after appearing at Kentucky’s biggest political event, Fancy Farm, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering after a fall.

Officials say McConnell tripped at home on his outside patio and fractured his shoulder Sunday morning, according to his aide. 

He was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released.

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It’s unclear when McConnell will return to Washington D.C. to work although his spokesperson says “The Leader will continue to work from home.”

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