U.S. Rep. Howard Coble admitted to Cone Hospital

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Howard Coble (WGHP File Photo)

Howard Coble (WGHP File Photo)

GREENSBORO, N.C.– U.S. Representative Howard Coble was admitted to Moses Cone Hospital this afternoon for testing, after almost fainting this morning while preparing to fly back to Washington.

Rep. Coble has been experiencing bouts of dizziness for the past few weeks.

The 81-year-old was admitted to the hospital on the advice of his primary care doctor, and will be kept overnight for additional observation.

He is expected to be released from the hospital tomorrow.