chelsea hintin'
October 16, 2019

Chelsea Clinton isn't looking to make a dynasty out of this thing just yet.

On a Wednesday appearance on The View, Clinton was asked about apparent "rumors" that she was considering running for Rep. Nita Lowey's (D-N.Y.) congressional seat. It's a question Clinton said she's been asked "literally as long as I can remember," and one she's turning down yet again.

Lowey's retirement announcement seemed like the perfect opportunity for Clinton to follow her parents' legacy — Lowey represents the Hudson Valley area where Bill and Hillary Clinton now live, after all. But Clinton confirmed Wednesday she's "not considering running" for the seat.

Instead, Clinton recalled one of her earliest memories of someone asking if she was "going to run for governor of Arkansas someday," and said that's "a question that shouldn’t just be asked of people whose last name is Clinton." "It's a question we should be asking kids ... young people, women," she continued. Still, Clinton didn't rule out an eventual run for office. Kathryn Krawczyk

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