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US Sen. Rosen recovering from wrist surgery after injury

Posted at 9:00 PM, Jan 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-25 00:00:03-05

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen is recovering from surgery after injuring her right wrist during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Las Vegas.

Jorge Silva is Rosen's spokesman. He says the Democrat from Nevada was unable to travel to Washington this week because she is following her doctor's orders and staying at home in Las Vegas.

He says Rosen is in good spirits and will return to work next week.

Rosen tripped while greeting parade attendees Monday and was treated by paramedics.

Rosen on Thursday missed voting on two competing Democratic and Republic measures to end the partial government shutdown. Both bills went down in defeat.

Some 800,000 federal workers are set to miss another paycheck Friday. The government is in its 34th day of a partial shutdown.