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Bill Clinton hospitalized in New York hospital. UPDATED Clinton statement

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Updated with Clinton spokesman statement....

WASHINGTON--ABC News reported Thursday afternoon that former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized in New York City. At 3:30 p.m. Thursday Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was at the White House, meeting in the Oval Office with President Obama.

From Politico:
Douglas Band, counselor to former President Bill Clinton, said in a statement:: "President Bill Clinton was admitted to the Columbia Campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital after feeling discomfort in his chest. Following a visit to his cardiologist, he underwent a procedure to place two stents in one of his coronary arteries. President Clinton is in good spirits, and will continue to focus on the work of his Foundation and Haiti's relief and long-term recovery efforts."

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