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NC Senator Thom Tillis collapses during race in D.C.

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WASHINGTON — North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis collapsed during a race in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.

Tillis, 57, was taken away in an ambulance. He later posted a video on Twitter saying he was fine and just got overheated.

He was participating in the ACLI Capital Challenge.

Tillis, from Mecklenburg County, took office on Jan. 3, 2015, after defeating Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.

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