Clinton on the Mend After Elbow Surgery

Fracture repaired, secretary of state heads home to recover
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 19, 2009 1:12 PM CDT
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had surgery to repair her broken right elbow today in Washington.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Hillary Rodham Clinton had successful surgery this morning to repair her fractured right elbow and is expected to make a full recovery, the State Department says. The secretary of state underwent the procedure at the George Washington University Hospital, then returned to her Washington home. She suffered the injury in a fall at the State Department on Wednesday.