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Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 2:58am

Blood Clot, Irregaular Heartbeak Keep Isakson In Hospital

Georgia's junior senator remains in an Atlanta hospital where he's being treated for an irregular heartbeat and a blood clot in his leg.

A spokeswoman for Isakson said Wednesday the 65-year-old Republican was doing well under doctors' supervision at Piedmont Hospital.

He was admitted on Monday night after doctors detected an irregular heartbeat and a blood clot in his right calf during a routine checkup to monitor his recovery from a bacterial infection the week before.

Isakson spokeswoman Joan Kirchner said the senator's latest health setback would not impact his re-election plans.

He is seeking a second term in the Senate.