A month after falling ill, Clinton returns to work
By Anne Gearan, Updated: Monday, January 7, 6:41 PM
If it’s true that politics is a contact sport, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton got some extra protection Monday when her staff welcomed her back from medical leave with a personalized — and heavily padded — football helmet.
Clinton’s return came about a month after she fell ill with a stomach virus that led to a fall, a concussion and a brief hospitalization for a blood clot in her head. About 75 senior aides gave Clinton a standing ovation when she arrived for a 9:15 a.m. staff meeting, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.
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