New Kid Works Old Clinton Mojo

Former first daughter works overtime to strengthen women, youth vote
By Caroline Zimmerman,  Newser User
Posted Feb 10, 2008 1:38 PM CST
Chelsea Clinton reaches for a campaign poster to sign as she appears at a rally with her mother, Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., at Tennessee State University in Nashville,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Chelsea Clinton is the hottest ticket on her mom's campaign, but it's taken her a while to come into her own. Just last December, the media-shy Stanford grad waved meekly beside Hillary at an Iowa rally. And while she's still not giving interviews, the former first daughter isn't shy about stumping solo across the country to bolster mom's support among women and young voters.

Her work led MSNBC's David Shuster to infamously claim the Clintons had "pimped out" their daughter—remarks he's likely rethinking during his suspension. But the savvy 27-year-old, who Newsweek reports is responsible for some of Hillary's California success, hasn't missed a beat. "Does anyone have a question about my mom?" she asked voters in Nebraska this week.