The biggest political race in the state is the gubernatorial election. The biggest political name in the state, however, is Marjorie Margolies— aka the soon-to-be grandmother of Chelsea Clinton’s bundle of joy — who is running not to represent the Commonwealth in Harrisburg, but for her old seat in Congress. Accordingly, she’s tapped into a wealth of A-list support: Bill Clinton headlined her latest fundraiser; Madeleine Albright was the guest of honor at an earlier event. Just yesterday, she earned a feature in the Sunday New York Times. And yet, her campaign operation appears shaky at best.
The New York Times examines Marjorie Margolies’ candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the district being vacated by Allyson Schwartz, and asks: Where are the Clintons? After all, Margolies is Chelsea’s mother in law, and the two families have political connections going back long before that.
Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky, Philadelphia’s power couple (except they don’t live in Philadelphia and only one of them is from Philadelphia and he’s actually from Montgomery County), are moving into The Whitman, a condo in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. It’s got 4 bedrooms, 6.5 baths and big, you-are-there views of Madison Square Park. Fortunately for the famous Philly couple, security is tight: Along with a 24-hour doorman, there are locked elevators and private elevator landings.