Chelsea Clinton’s Absence From the Campaign Trail Has Finally Been Explained

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 22: Chelsea Clinton speaks at "A Night Out With The Millennium Network," at the Old Vic Tunnels, presented by The Clinton Foundations and The Reuben Foundation. The evening, hosted by Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Gwyneth Paltrow and Will i Am took place on the 22nd May 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images for Clinton Foundation Fundraiser) Photo: Samir Hussein/2012 Getty Images

Chelsea Clinton was active on the campaign trail during the 2008 primaries, yet she's barely been seen during the current presidential race. The Post calls her absence "conspicuous," but the paper has an explanation. According to sources, Clinton's NBC News contract “prevents her from participating in the campaign.” The fact that she's not a politician and doesn't have a parent running for office this year is probably a factor as well.