The former first daughter, now married with two children of her own, praised her mother’s caring heart and commanding presence, both as first lady and now as a powerful politician in her own right.
"She always feels like there isn’t a moment to lose because she knows that for that mother, for that family, there isn’t,” she explained. "People ask me all the time: How does she do it?…Here’s how: It’s because she never, ever forgets who she’s fighting for.”
Chelsea’s speech elicited proud responses from both of her parents. Former president Bill Clinton sat with Chelsea’s husband, Marc Mezvinsky, and embraced his son-in-law, tearing up as Chelsea extolled her mother’s accomplishments.