UPDATE: 1/2/13 6:30PM EST — HILLARY CLINTON has been discharged from New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

UPDATE: 1/2/13 5:30PM EST — HILLARY CLINTON briefly left the hospital building where she is being treated for a blood clots in order to have tests done at another location on the medical campus at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Wednesday afternoon. She was back about an hour later. Her husband Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea accompanied her as she was transported in a van with the Secret Service.

UPDATE: 12/31/12 4:54PM EST — DATELINE NEW YORK — A rep for hospitalized Secretary of State HILLARY CLINTON confirms the blood clot is lodged near her brain confirming The NATIONAL ENQUIRER's special reports on her condition. 

Doctors said the clot is located in the vein in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right ear.

Only days after The ENQUIRER exclusively reported that Secretary of State HILLARY CLINTON was at the center of a shocking brain cancer drama and was undergoing extensive secret medical tests, her reps went public with the news on Sunday night Dec. 30 that she was indeed hospitalized in New York City and disclosed that she was battling a blood clot that had formed following her head concussion earlier this month!

“Her doctors will continue to assess her condition, including other issues associated with her concussion," Philippe Reines, a State Department senior advisor said. "They will determine if any further action is required.”

Clinton is being treated with anti-coagulants at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and she will be monitored there for the next 48 hours, Reines said.

The 65-year-old former First Lady fainted earlier this month and after an exhaustive investigation by The ENQUIRER, we broke a bombshell cover story that hit newsstands a few days ago that revealed insiders believe Hillary is battling brain cancer, and sources said she was facing a hush-hush battery of medical tests to confirm the diagnosis.

“Behind the scenes,Hillary has suffered blinding headaches, problems with her vision and memory, plus terrifying blackouts – and those closest to her say she’s hiding a brain cancer secret,” a source revealed, according to our bombshell report.

“If Hillary is indeed diagnosed with brain cancer, the fear that she could die in a manner of months has devastated those in her inner circle.

"This has been covered up for months, but details of Hillary’s cancer situation are beginning to leak out, and it’s the real reason she’s giving up her position as Secretary of State.”

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