Political Headlines January 7, 2013: Hillary Clinton Returns to Work at State Department After Blood Clot





Hillary Clinton Returns to Work After Blood Clot

Source: ABC News Radio, 1-7-13

State Department photo by Nick Merrill

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got a standing ovation from colleagues as she returned to work on Monday. She was also the subject of some office ribbing as colleagues presented her with a football helmet and jersey.

Clinton had been away from work while recovering from a fall where she hit her head. Doctors later detected a blood clot.

The State Department released three new photos of Clinton at the staff meeting where she was surprised with the gifts by Deputy Secretary Tom Nides.

[ PHOTOS: Hillary Clinton Returns to Work (PHOTO 1) (PHOTO 2) (PHOTO 3) ]

According to State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Clinton entered the room to a rousing standing ovation from the 75 people gathered for the meeting of top State Department officials. Nides then presented her with a box and said, “As you know, Washington is a contact sport.”…READ MORE

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