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Former VP Mondale undergoes heart surgery
Associated Press ^ | Feb 12, 2014 6:16 PM EST

Posted on 02/12/2014 4:02:42 PM PST by Olog-hai

Former Vice President Walter Mondale underwent heart surgery Wednesday, his family announced.

Mondale, 86, underwent an unspecified procedure at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, his family said in a brief statement that called the surgery “successful.” …

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: heartsurgery; mondale; waltermondale

1 posted on 02/12/2014 4:02:42 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Within a week of his wife’s death.

Prayers up for the family.


2 posted on 02/12/2014 4:04:12 PM PST by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: Olog-hai

I wish him well, but how many 86 year olds that weren’t vice presidents or are wealthy would get that surgery under NObamacare?


3 posted on 02/12/2014 4:05:37 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Olog-hai
Why didn't he go to Cuba?

I hear they have really swell healthcare.

4 posted on 02/12/2014 4:07:27 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Mastador1

Not a bad guy actually. the only dem honest enough to say he’d raise our taxes as I recall.


5 posted on 02/12/2014 4:09:29 PM PST by refermech
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To: Olog-hai

Rough week for Fritz.


6 posted on 02/12/2014 4:11:29 PM PST by Manic_Episode (GOP = The Whig Party)
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To: refermech

Mondale drove Senate Filibuster rule change from 2/3s to 60%.


7 posted on 02/12/2014 4:12:43 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Olog-hai

Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Mondale was beloved by all at the Minneapolis firm where he settled down, including the Republicans there (all 2 of them, ha ha).


8 posted on 02/12/2014 4:12:46 PM PST by pogo101
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To: pogo101

I remember him laughing when Reagan swore not to use his youth and inexperience against him.


9 posted on 02/12/2014 4:16:29 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (This is not just stupid, we're talking Democrat stupid here.)
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To: refermech

Dukakis said he would.


10 posted on 02/12/2014 4:23:49 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: refermech

Dukakis said he would.


11 posted on 02/12/2014 4:26:06 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: Olog-hai
I wonder how many 86 years would get heart surgery...

More like take two aspirins and call me in the morning

12 posted on 02/12/2014 4:31:35 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: lightman
Buried his daughter a couple of years ago.

I hope he does well.

13 posted on 02/12/2014 4:33:40 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Olog-hai

Prayers sent.


14 posted on 02/12/2014 4:52:29 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: Olog-hai

Both Mondale and Tom Brokaw are getting their treatment at the Mayo Clinic which is not not included in many Obamacare plans.


15 posted on 02/12/2014 4:57:15 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: Olog-hai

how does mondale have a qaly score that allows the doctors under obamacare to fix his medical problem, at age 86?

woulda thought he’d only qualify for the blue pill solution, now.


16 posted on 02/12/2014 5:39:51 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

I assume he’s got a good Medicare supplemental which you can still get (temporarily).


17 posted on 02/12/2014 5:41:22 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: nascarnation

but you get my actual point...?


18 posted on 02/12/2014 5:46:42 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: lightman

Good luck WM, I was a big fan of yours in the sixth grade. :-)


19 posted on 02/12/2014 5:50:10 PM PST by gura (If Allah is so great, why does he need fat sexually confused fanboys to do his dirty work? -iowahawk)
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To: Olog-hai

His wife of 58 years just died. I guess the surgery was for a broken heart. How sad.


20 posted on 02/12/2014 6:01:42 PM PST by willk (everyone)
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To: gura

He pushed me off the elevator.


21 posted on 02/12/2014 6:03:27 PM PST by Lisbon1940
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To: gura

My first Presidential election vote was against Carter-Mondale in 1980.


22 posted on 02/12/2014 6:55:58 PM PST by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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