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Clinton to Have Heart Bypass Surgery

Former President Bill Clinton will undergo heart bypass surgery early next week, after checking into a New York hospital with chest pains. He cancelled a two-day trip with his wife, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, across upstate New York. The former president, 58, does not have a history of heart problems. NPR's Robert Smith reports.

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Robert Smith
Robert Smith is a host for NPR's Planet Money where he tells stories about how the global economy is affecting our lives.