ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 6: U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) speaks to supporters as her husband Joseph Shepard (L) looks on during an election night party November 6, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. McCaskill won in her re-election bid against U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) for the Missouri U.S. senate seat, according to broadcast reports. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The husband of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is in a hospital intensive care unit.
McCaskill said Monday on Twitter that Joseph Shepard "has a very big heart but right now not working very well. Currently in ICU. Thanks for your prayers in advance."
McCaskill spokeswoman Sarah Feldman says Shepard was hospitalized in St. Louis, but she said she had no further details about his condition.
McCaskill and Shepard, a millionaire developer, have been married since 2002. The couple has a home in suburban St. Louis and a condominium in Washington.