(KMOV) -- U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill joked she's avoiding hugs for a while after suffering a broken rib at a Democratic caucus luncheon.
Earlier this week, McCaskill attended a luncheon with Senate Democrats and began choking on a piece of food during the event, according to the Washington Post.
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia rushed over to give her the Heimlich maneuver.
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