​Chelsea Clinton's Pregnancy Gives Hillary One Thing She's Always Wanted

chelsea clinton hillary clinton no ceilingsHillary Rodham Clinton may not have won the White House yet, but she's got a HUGE reason to celebrate ... She's going to be a grandmother! Chelsea Clinton announced today that she's pregnant with her first child. Aww!

While hosting an event in New York City for No Ceilings, a project of the former secretary of State and the Clinton Foundation that evaluates the progress of women and girls, the 34-year-old former first daughter made the announcement.


Chelsea told the audience:

Marc and I are very excited that we have our first child arriving later this year, and I certainly feel all the better, whether it's a girl or a boy, that she or he will grow up in a world full of so many strong female leaders.

Present company, as in her mom -- aka potentially the future, first Grandmother-in-Chief? -- included! We knew that Hillary and Bill were breathing down Chelsea's neck very eagerly awaiting a grandchild ... Chelsea joked back in October:

There is completely unapologetic pressure. In private and in public! If one of my parents were sitting here, they would tell you without blinking an eye that it would make them the happiest thing on earth if I were to make them grandparents, and they would say it so effusively, and I would feel a bit of pressure.

And you may recall that at the 2011 World Economic Forum, Bill Clinton told that audience:

I would like to have a happy wife and she won't be unless she's a grandmother. It's something she wants more than she wanted to be president.

HA! Wow. So clearly, this news most definitely has put the former First Couple over the moon!

They're not alone. A whole country that watched Chelsea grow up in the White House couldn't be happier for her and her husband Marc Mezvinsky to welcome a little one. Not only will he or she grow up in a world "full of so many strong female leaders," we know he or she will have a mother and grandmother to look up to who practice what they preach!

Mazel tov to Chelsea and Marc! But, of course, also to Hill and Bill!

What are your well-wishes for Chelsea?


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