Hillary Clinton discharged from hospital
January 2nd, 2013
06:31 PM ET

Hillary Clinton discharged from hospital

[Update, 6:31 p.m. ET] U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was discharged Wednesday evening from New York Presbyterian Hospital, where she'd been admitted Sunday because of a blood clot, the State Department said.

"Her medical team advised her that she is making good progress on all fronts, and they are confident she will make a full recovery," the department said. "She's eager to get back to the office, and we will keep you updated on her schedule as it becomes clearer in the coming days. Both she and her family would like to express their appreciation for the excellent care she received from the doctors, nurses and staff at New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center.

[Update, 5:50 p.m. ET] U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's office hasn't issued a statement saying that she had been released from New York Presbyterian Hospital.

CNN staff outside the hospital had seen Clinton, her husband and daughter get into a van outside the hospital on Wednesday.

[Initial post, 4:13 p.m. ET] U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has left New York Presbyterian Hospital, according to CNN staff at the scene.

Clinton had been admitted Sunday due to a blood clot that was discovered during a follow-up exam related to a concussion she suffered last month.

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soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. saywhat

    Don't @ Anders Behring
    We should wish her well.

    January 2, 2013 at 5:02 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      I agree, saywhat.
      She is an extraordinary woman.
      I wish her the best.

      January 2, 2013 at 5:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      Let's hope that Kerry or whoever fills her shoes can be half the diplomat she's been.

      January 2, 2013 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      @Rawr:
      How true.

      January 2, 2013 at 8:01 pm | Report abuse |
  2. s kel

    CNN blog editor Mallory Simon how can you let lies like Joseph84 on here but delete others, expect phone calls.

    January 3, 2013 at 7:16 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Mary

    @ s kel, We regulars are hooked into Cnn's system; they have their agenda. Wouldn't you agree. Why do you think it's only the regulars posts that get deleted.

    January 3, 2013 at 11:59 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Pete

      @Mary,they know our intentions and political views only using ours when its beneficial to their companies guidelines..They're just as extreme as Fox but don't come out publicly about it and all media is like that ,right!!

      January 3, 2013 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Pete

    Get well Hillary,we miss competent help on Capital Hill don't we democrates!!

    January 3, 2013 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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