July 3rd, 2010
01:39 PM ET
12 years ago

Clinton: Wedding 'truly is the most important thing in my life'

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/07/03/art.clinton.blue.gi.jpg caption="Sec. of State Hillary Clinton talked about her daughter's upcoming marriage while visiting Poland."]Washington (CNN) – Sec. of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday that she hasn't let her demanding schedule get in the way of what she calls her most important task: wedding planning.

"It's a very happy time for my family," Clinton said during an interview with Polish media. "It [the wedding] truly is the most important thing in my life right now."

Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, is engaged to marry Marc Mezvinsky, the son of former members of Congress Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky of Pennsylvania and Ed Mezvinsky of Iowa.

Asked how she balances her professional responsibilities and role as mother of the soon-to-be bride, Clinton said both are tasks are "serious, important and stressful" but that, "[W]e have email now. I can communicate, and people can send me pictures of flower arrangements or other kinds of decisions."

"I have been able to fit in tastings and dress selections and all the other things the mother of the bride has to do," Clinton said.

Clinton spent her Saturday in Krakow, Poland where she delivered a speech at the Schindler Factory Museum, pledging the U.S. will donate $15 million to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.

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soundoff (12 Responses)
  1. Susie

    It's nice to see Hillary so happy. And she is doing a terrific job as Sec. of State. Now let's let her run as Obama's VP candidate, then she can take over in 2016.

    July 3, 2010 02:06 pm at 2:06 pm |
  2. Slick William

    60 million reasons to stay in politics Billary, 60 million.

    July 3, 2010 02:17 pm at 2:17 pm |
  3. Discernment


    If there ever was a time for a 'Cable-TV Reality Series', this would be the time.

    Can you imagine a weekly program where the cameras are following the bride (daughter of President and Secretary of State) and groom (son of Congressman and Congresswoman). Now add in the part where cameras are following the parents who all have high-profile jobs, , , while national and international flare-ups regularly interrupts the parents participation and planning of their son and daughter's wedding.

    WOW, , , what a program that would be!

    July 3, 2010 02:19 pm at 2:19 pm |
  4. thor

    Don't be fooled by what she says.The most important thing in her life is to become president of the US. She pushed Bill in that direction and now that's what she wants.She took the job as Secratary of State so she could position herself when Obama failed.Bill is campaigning all over the country trying to elect his democrats in order to help Hillary in 2012 take the throne away from Obama as leader of the Democrat party.

    July 3, 2010 02:29 pm at 2:29 pm |
  5. phoenix86


    I hope you enjoy weddings. A wedding planner job is in your future, as your political career is getting ruined by your association with Obama. Good luck.

    July 3, 2010 03:00 pm at 3:00 pm |
  6. Richard Larson

    The lady is truly a superstar. I hope she is able to do as well planning her daughter's wedding as she has done in restoring the image of this country throughout the world to the highest level it has enjoyed in a very long time.

    God bless all of them in this occasion and the future.

    July 3, 2010 03:08 pm at 3:08 pm |
  7. vic

    Good family working hard for ordinary People they care about us

    God bless Clintons family

    July 3, 2010 03:24 pm at 3:24 pm |
  8. Artie

    Well if it gets the Clinton name out front go for it ! Chelsea who?

    July 3, 2010 03:38 pm at 3:38 pm |
  9. 60s survivor

    two strong women. both great roll models. nuff said

    July 3, 2010 03:45 pm at 3:45 pm |
  10. marxist dogs are out of control

    Nothing new. Our country has never been first priority with this crowd. Unless there was some type monetary reward.

    July 3, 2010 03:46 pm at 3:46 pm |
  11. Ken

    Hillary can multitask like no other. She is a very talented woman, one that i supported and want to see her President than the one we ended up with.

    I hope that she will run in 2012 and replaced the one we have now. She would be able to turn our country around.

    I want to wish Bill and Hillary Clinton all the best and that the wedding will just be perfect.

    July 3, 2010 03:49 pm at 3:49 pm |
  12. rachel

    i really dislike cnn out of everything hillary talked about you want to make it seem like she is self centered cue clinton haters keep up the good work hillary

    July 3, 2010 03:55 pm at 3:55 pm |