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Dick Cheney Likely to Leave Hospital

Dick CheneyPharmaceutical IndustryGeorge Washington UniversityHeart DiseaseKTLA

One of Dick Cheney's daughters says thehospitalized former vice president could go home on Monday afterreceiving medication to treat a fluid buildup related to hisaggressive form of heart disease.

The 69-year-old, who has had five heart attacks, was admitted to

George Washington University Hospital on Friday after experiencingdiscomfort. His last heart attack—described as a mild one—wasin February.

Liz Cheney tells "Fox News Sunday" that her father is feelingbetter and hopes to be released on Monday.

Cheney's office says Cheney has received intravenous medicationand that he's "markedly improved."

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