The Right Reverend V. Gene Robinson, who nearly a decade ago became the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church and will retire his vestments in less than a year, lives far enough away in the New Hampshire countryside from the presidential primary campaign scrum in Manchester as to render it on another planet.
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Chelsea Clinton campaigned for her mother Tuesday in Puerto Rico, where the marathon race for the Democratic presidential nomination has brought new importance to a U.S. island that typically has scant say over national affairs. With just over a month to go before Puerto Rico's June 1 primary, the former first daughter toured the U.S. territory's capital of San Juan and shook hands with well-wishers, posed for snapshots, and tried to charm voters on behalf of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.