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Hillary Clinton Hospitalized With Blood Clot

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 13: U.S. Secretary of State HIllary Clinton listens to a question during a press conference with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu at the U.S. State Department February 13, 2012 in Washington, DC. Clinton and Davutoglu have been meeting in Washington on regional issues including Syria and Iran over the past several days. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Photo: Win McNamee/2012 Getty Images

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was admitted to New York-Presbyterian hospital after doctors found a blood clot stemming from a concussion she suffered after fainting at home two weeks ago. Clinton is being treated with anti-coagulates, her spokesman Philippe Reines said, and the hospital plans to keep her for the next 48 hours to monitor the treatment and her condition. Reines didn’t give any more details about where the blood clot is, according to The New York Times, just that “her doctors will continue to assess her condition, including other issues associated with her concussion.” The 48-hour stay won’t be enough on its own to keep her from testifying before Congress about Benghazi in January. It will sure be interesting to watch how the conspiracy theorists accusing her of faking her illness respond to this new development.