Chelsea Clinton to wed in upstate NY

RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) - Chelsea Clinton is poised to marry her longtime boyfriend at an exclusive estate along New York's Hudson River after weeks of intrigue, secrecy and buzz.

Hundreds have been crowding into the small village of Rhinebeck in hopes of catching a glimpse of a former president, a secretary of state or their publicity-shy daughter.

The 30-year-old daughter of Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to wed her boyfriend, investment banker Marc Mezvinsky, at a ceremony Saturday evening with 400 to 500 guests.

Details of the wedding were kept fanatically close to the vest, with shopkeepers, innkeepers and vendors sworn to secrecy. Roads were closed, the skies were closed over the estate and inconvenienced neighbors were given a complimentary bottle of wine.

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