President Clinton in good spirits and resting after heart procedure

Former President Bill Clinton was recovering Thursday after being rushed to a Manhattan hospital with chest pains and undergoing a procedure to insert two stents into a coronary artery, a spokesman said.

Clinton, who had quadruple-bypass heart surgery in 2004, returned to Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital on Thursday after he complained of chest discomfort just before 1 p.m. After visiting his cardiologist, the 63-year-old ex-president underwent the procedure.

“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,” Douglas Band, a counselor to Clinton, said in a statement.

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