Rep. John Conyers hospitalized amid sex harassment accusations, calls for resignation

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Embattled Rep. John Conyers was hospitalized Thursday with what a family spokesman called a stress-related illness amid accusations that the 88-year-old sexually harassed several women who worked for him and growing calls for his resignation, according to multiple reports.

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Political consultant and family friend Sam Riddle told reporters that Conyers was hospitalized due to stress, WDIV reported.

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Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) questions witnesses during a House Judiciary Committee hearing concerning the oversight of the U.S. refugee admissions program, on Capitol Hill, October 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration is expected to set the fiscal year 2018 refugee ceiling at 45,000, down from the previous ceiling at 50,000. It would be the lowest refugee ceiling since Congress passed the Refugee Act of 1980. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) questions witnesses during a House Judiciary Committee hearing concerning the oversight of the U.S. refugee admissions program, on Capitol Hill, October 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration is expected to set the fiscal year 2018 refugee ceiling at 45,000, down from the previous ceiling at 50,000. It would be the lowest refugee ceiling since Congress passed the Refugee Act of 1980. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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