WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, sidelined for almost a month by a string of medical problems, is upbeat and planning to return to work next week, the State Department said Thursday.
One day after being released from the New York hospital that was
treating a blood clot in her head, Clinton was at home resting, but was
far from idle. She spent the day engaging with senior staff, reviewing
paperwork and calling in to a meeting of her foreign policy advisory
board, said her spokeswoman, Victoria Nuland.
The announcement that Clinton soon would return to her Washington office
ended what had been a somber point of uncertainty hanging over her
month-long health ordeal: whether the 65-year-old secretary would be
able to resume her duties before stepping down at the start of President
Barack Obama’s second term, as she had long planned to do. Continues