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Bernie Sanders 'Feeling Great' After Suffering Heart Attack On Campaign Trail

US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is back at his Vermont home after being treated for a heart attack in Las Vegas.

The plane carrying the 78-year-old senator arrived in Vermont just before 6pm on Saturday, one day after he was released from a hospital.

As he left the airport he told reporters "I'm feeling great, thank you."

He was then driven home in a motorcade where he was greeted by family at the front door.

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Bernie Sanders is still recovering from the heart attack. Image: Getty Images.

Sanders was attending a campaign event on Tuesday when he experienced chest discomfort and was taken to a hospital.

Sanders' campaign released a statement from his doctors that said two stents were inserted to open up a blocked artery in his heart.

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The doctors said the rest of his stay was "uneventful with good expected progress".