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Clinton to officiate wedding at Oheka

Former President Bill Clinton is reportedly getting ready

Former President Bill Clinton is reportedly getting ready for his daughter Chelsea's wedding this summer, but first he will officiate at another wedding on Long Island on July 10, 2010, sources say. (June 27, 2010) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Call him the officiator-in-chief: Former President Bill Clinton will preside at the wedding of New York Rep. Anthony Weiner to Huma Abedin, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s longtime aide.

Clinton spokesman Matt McKenna confirmed Friday that the former president will perform the ceremony and has authorization to do so.

Weiner, who’s 45, and Abedin, who’s 34, are to be married Saturday at the Oheka Castle in Huntington, on Long Island.

The couple have been dating for about two years and announced their engagement last summer.

Weiner is Jewish, while Abedin, who grew up in Saudi Arabia, is Muslim.

The Clintons are in the midst of a busy wedding season. Their daughter Chelsea plans to tie the knot with investment banker Marc Mezvinsky in Rhinebeck, New York July 31.


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