Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) was hospitalized Monday for an irregular heartbeat, less than one week after the 65-year-old was treated for a bacterial infection.Isakson was admitted to Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta on Monday night after cardiologist Dr. Charles Brown III issued the latest diagnosis, according to a statement from the Senators office. A second doctor had originally detected the irregular heartbeat when he treated Isaksons bacterial infection last week. Doctors also found a blood clot in Isaksons right calf, which according to spokeswoman Joan Kirchner developed as a result of Isakson being sedentary for the past week while recovering from the bacterial infection.Isakson, currently serving in his first Senate term, is running for re-election this year.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.