Ex-Rep. Doug Ose Drops Out of California Recall Race After Heart Attack

A California Republican on Tuesday dropped out the recall race after he suffered a heart attack. Former Rep. Doug Ose (R-Calif.) said he experienced a medical event on Sunday and was rushed to Mercy General Hospital, where he was treated for a heart attack. “While I’m told I should expect a full recovery, additional procedures and potentially surgery are required, and it has become clear that I must now focus my attention on rehabilitation and healing,” Ose, 66, said in a statement. “Sometimes you have to do things that you don’t want to do. It is what is: my campaign for governor is over.” Ose was among the top five Republicans in the race, according to recent polls. Voters are choosing on Sept. 14 whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat. They’re also being asked to choose from a list of candidates. The top vote getter would replace Newsom …Read More

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