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Milwaukee mayor released from hospital; Obama calls him

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett still has gashes on his head and face, a broken tooth, two teeth knocked out and a broken hand.

Despite his injuries, Barrett was released from the hospital yesterday. He also got a call from the president.

President Obama released a statement Monday afternoon saying he called the former Democratic congressman to make sure he was getting better.

He commended the mayor for his bravery after he interceded on behalf of a grandmother who was screaming for help.