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Chelsea Clinton, Tammy Duckworth tapped for Obama inaugural roles

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WASHINGTON--Chelsea Clinton continues to step up to the spotlight--for what purpose is not yet clear--accepting the appointment of being "honorary chair" of the Obama inauguration-related Day of Service on Saturday. Freshman Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) is also one of the Saturday speakers.

Other big names to be part of the program on the National Mall:

From the Presidential Inaugural Committee: "Speaking and performing at the Service Summit will be National Day of Service Honorary Chair Chelsea Clinton, PIC Co-Chair Eva Longoria, singer-songwriter Ben Folds, Iraq war veteran and Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, American Heart Association spokesperson and television personality Star Jones, actress Angela Bassett, gospel singer Yolanda Adams, U.S. Rep and Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and the Washington Children's Choir. The event will be emceed by 94.7 Fresh FM host Tommy McFly."

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