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Chelsea Clinton: Hillary will fight against gun violence

Chelsea Clinton speaking at the Democratic National Convention. Credit: Reuters

Hillary Clinton's daughter Chelsea has introduced her mother's formal acceptance of the Democratic presidential nomination with a pledge that as president, Mrs Clinton will fight against gun violence and climate change.

Speaking on the final night of the Democratic National Convention, she said: "I'm here as a proud American, a proud Democrat, a proud mother, and tonight in particular, a very, very proud daughter."

This November, I'm voting for the progressive who will protect our planet from climate and our communities from gun violence.

Who will reform our criminal justice system and who knows that women's rights are human rights, and who knows LGBT rights are human rights - here at home and around the world.

– Chelsea Clinton

In a thinly-veiled swipe at Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, she added: "I loved that my parents expected me to have opinions and to be able to back them up with facts."


Chelsea Clinton receives doctorate from Oxford Uni

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has received her doctorate in international relations from Oxford University.

Bill Clinton tweeted he "couldn't be prouder" of his daughter, who was pictured in a tweet he posted, joined by her parents and her husband Marc Mezvinsky.

Chelsea Clinton, who is pregnant with her first child, previously completed a Master of Philosophy in the same subject at Oxford in 2003. Her father Bill also studied at Oxford under a Rhodes scholarship.

Clintons tweet joy at daughter Chelsea's pregnancy

Bill and Hillary Clinton have tweeted their joy at news of their daughter Chelsea's pregnancy.

Hillary Clinton said she was "thrilled" at the news, which Chelsea revealed during a joint event with her mother.

Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former US President Bill Clinton, has announced she is expecting her first baby.

Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first baby Credit: Dennis Van Tine/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

According to US media, she revealed her pregnancy during a joint event with her mother Hillary, saying she was "very excited" that her first child was due to arrive later this year.