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Kennedy taken to hospital

Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., right, arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, for the swearing-in of President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has been wheeled out of the Capitol on a stretcher.

He has been taken to a hospital for a check up after suffering medical problems during an inauguration event Tuesday.