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April 6, 2012

Ex-Indiana Rep. Souder back home after illness

Fort Wayne —  

Former Indiana Congressman Mark Souder is back home after undergoing emergency surgery in Iowa for gall bladder troubles.
 
Souder tells The Journal Gazette that he and his wife arrived back in Fort Wayne on Wednesday night after he spent 11 nights at the University of Iowa Medical Center in Iowa City.
 
Souder went to the emergency room with intense abdominal pain on March 23 while traveling back from a visit to family members in Colorado. Souder says he had gallstones that caused pancreas and liver problems.
 
The Republican represented northeastern Indiana in Congress from 1994 until 2010. He resigned after admitting to an extramarital affair with a female staffer. 

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