Chelsea Clinton's mother (-in-law) considering bid for office
Daughter of former US President Bill Clinton Chelsea Clinton (R) sits with her husband Marc Mezvinsky during the closing Plenary session of the seventh Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
April 10th, 2013
07:20 AM ET
1 year ago

Chelsea Clinton's mother (-in-law) considering bid for office

(CNN) – Former U.S. Rep. Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky has emerged as a possible candidate for Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District, a seat currently held by Rep. Allyson Schwartz, who is running for governor in the Keystone State.

If she decides to run, the former congresswoman could probably count on the support of a very powerful political family – her son Marc Mezvinsky is married to Chelsea Clinton.
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CNN Poll: Popular background checks also cause worry
April 10th, 2013
05:00 AM ET
1 year ago

CNN Poll: Popular background checks also cause worry

Washington (CNN) - One day before the full Senate begins debate over a gun control bill that includes increased background checks, a new national survey indicates that nearly nine in ten Americans support tougher background checks.

But according to a CNN/ORC International poll released Wednesday, a majority also fear that increased background checks would lead to a federal registry of gun owners that could allow the government to take away legally owned weapons.
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