Hillary Clinton’s Mother Dies

Source: David Jackson / USA Today

Our sympathies to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, whose mother passed away this morning.

Dorothy Rodham was 92 years old.

“She overcame abandonment and hardship as a young girl to become the remarkable woman she was,” said a statement from the Clinton family: “A warm, generous and strong woman; an intellectual; a woman who told a great joke and always got the joke; an extraordinary friend and, most of all, a loving wife, mother and grandmother.”

The former first lady had canceled a planned State Department trip to Europe to be with her mother.

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