Former President Bill Clinton rushed to hospital

President undergoes emergency heart surgery

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New York, NY – Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to New York-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center Thursday afternoon, according to ABC News.

A spokesperson from Clinton’s office said that he was experiencing chest pains and underwent heart surgery.

Doctors inserted two stints into his native coronary artery after one of the bypass grafts from an operation five years ago became obstructed.

Clinton’s aid further stated that he was in good spirits and will continue to focus on the work of his foundation and Haiti’s relief and long-term recovery efforts.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was in Washington today, but made plans to head to New York City after she learned of her husband’s condition.

Article by Melissa Parker

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