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Caroline Kennedy wants Hillary Clinton to run in 2016

The U.S. ambassador to Japan said she "hopes" Hillary Clinton will decide to run for president.

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Kate Stanton
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TOKYO, April 24 (UPI) -- Caroline Kennedy, now the U.S. ambassador to Japan, recently told ABC News' Jonathan Karl that she would support Hillary Clinton's bid for president -- if she ever decides to run.

“I know it sounds like a cliché, but two years is a really long time in politics,” Kennedy, 56, told Karl.

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Kennedy mentioned that news of Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy might play a role in Hillary's decision.

"I’m sure she’s looking forward to being a grandmother, I know she’s got to decide soon. So, so you know I hope so."

When asked about her presidential ambitions, Clinton has only said that she's "thinking about it" and will decide later this year.

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