John Sununu, a veteran of the rough-and-tumble world of politics, suffered rib injuries after a spill on the ski slopes in Denver.

The former New Hampshire governor and chief of staff for former President George Bush was hospitalized in stable condition after the fall Sunday at the Breckenridge ski resort.Sununu, 56, alternates as a conservative commentator on CNN's "Crossfire" with syndicated columnist Robert Novak.

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