Wisconsin lawmaker undergoes bypass surgery

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-2nd District (Photo source: Office of Rep. Mark Pocan)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan of Wisconsin has undergone triple bypass surgery as a pre-emptive step for a cardiac problem.

That's the word from his office on Wednesday. In a statement, his office said the congressman is doing well and looking forward to a speedy recovery.

The 53-year-old Pocan is a three-term lawmaker representing a southern Wisconsin district that includes Madison.

Pocan had the surgery at UnityPoint Health-Meriter in Madison.

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