Barry Hospitalized in Las Vegas

5/21/2012, 2:44 p.m.

Marion Barry was hospitalized this weekend in Las Vegas after suffering from a blood clot.

The 76-year-old Ward 8 council member, who remained in the hospital as of Monday morning, became ill while on the trip -- where he was accompanied by Mayor Vincent Gray and other local leaders for participation in the International Council of Shopping Centers convention.

Barry's chief of staff said later in an interview that the councilman is "resting comfortably" and is expected to make a full recovery.

Barry states on his Twitter page that he suffered the blood clot while waiting on a flight from Memphis to Las Vegas.