Politics

Lynne Cheney Hospitalized, Released After Fainting Spell

PHILADELPHIA -- Lynne Cheney has been treated and released at a Philadelphia hospital after she was taken there because she fainted.

Hahnemann University Hospital spokeswoman Coleen Cannon says former Vice President Dick Cheney's wife is to return to Washington on Tuesday. She was taken to Hahnemann's emergency department after fainting Monday afternoon.

An aide to Dick Cheney says she was in Philadelphia on a private visit with her family.