Arlington Congressman admitted to hospital after cancer treatment complications

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FILE – U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, R-Texas, walks to a session during member-elect briefings and orientation on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Wright was admitted to a Dallas hospital due to complications surrounding his cancer treatment, his campaign said Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Wright, 67-year-old Republican, was elected in 2018 to Texas’ 6th congressional district in Arlington. His campaign said in a statement that Wright has “been in a tough battle with cancer this year.” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — U.S Rep. Ron Wright of Texas has been admitted to a Dallas hospital due to complications surrounding his cancer treatment.

His campaign said Monday that the 67-year-old freshman congressman from Arlington has “been in a tough battle with cancer this year.” Wright was admitted to Baylor Medical Center in Dallas on Sunday.

Last year, Wright wrote on Facebook that he was again undergoing treatment for lung cancer. He is a Republican and running for reelection in November.

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