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Clinton meditated to get through marathon Benghazi hearing

Hillary Clinton’s secret to getting through an 11-hour hearing on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi: meditation and yoga.

“I tried to meditate in the breaks,” Clinton was overheard telling lawmakers who were seated behind her during Thursday’s hearings into the terrorist attacks on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya.

{mosads}An NPR microphone picked up the comments after three hours of testimony and before she left the hearing room for a lunch break.

There hadn’t been any prior breaks during the hearing, leading NPR to speculate that Clinton got a reprieve when Democratic committee members had the microphone. While Republicans peppered Clinton with questions, Democrats spent their time targeting the investigation, accusing the GOP of wasting time and taxpayer money.

Before the hearing, a Yahoo News reporter also asked Clinton if her yoga routine would help her get through the testimony.

“Yes. Yes. Yoga always helps,” she replied.

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