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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that fellow Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul is expected to return next week to Capitol Hill, as he recuperates from injuries sustained this past weekend when a neighbor attacked him.

“He’s on the mend,” McConnell said. “We expect him back next week.”

McConnell said he has spoken to Paul, who told him his injuries — including five broken ribs — “really hurt.”

What exactly happened in the attack is not yet clear. The attorney for the man accused of attacking Paul said Monday that the clash had “absolutely nothing to do” with politics and was a dispute over something “trivial.”

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