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ROCHESTER — Former Vice President Walter Mondale underwent heart surgery Wednesday, four days after his wife’s funeral.

No details were released about the surgery at the Mayo Clinic other than a clinic statement that said he had successful heart surgery Wednesday morning and “he is resting comfortably and is expected to make a full recovery.”

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.