(CNN) Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been hospitalized after collapsing at a hotel in Washington DC.
“This evening, Chairman McConnell collapsed at a local hotel during a private dinner. He has been hospitalized and is receiving treatment,” a Kentucky Republican Party spokesman said in a statement.
No further details were provided.
The fallout occurred at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Washington, D.C., a source familiar with the matter said.
The 81-year-old is the Senate’s longest-serving GOP leader, helping the party achieve key Republican priorities, including stocking the Supreme Court with conservative justices, passing Trump-era tax cuts and often overturning Democrats’ legislative agenda.
McConnell fell at home in Kentucky in 2019. Fractured his shoulder.
He was hospitalized this week as Democrats control the chamber by a 51-49 margin and the Senate is narrowly divided.
Democratic Sens. John Fetterman of Pennsylvania and Dianne Feinstein of California have also been hospitalized in recent weeks, with Fetterman receiving treatment for depression and Feinstein for shingles.
Feinstein tweeted Tuesday that she was recovering at home.
This story has been updated with additional information.
CNN’s Manu Raju contributed to this report.