Margulies: Real politics a "difficult" world

Julianna Margulies is one of the most celebrated women on TV. The Emmy Award-winning star of the hit CBS drama "The Good Wife" is known for her role as a wronged wife of a politician. She stopped by "CBS This Morning" for its launch to discuss, among other things, the differences between the political world on TV and the real world of politics.

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"I find politics to be fascinating to watch," Margulies said. "I think it's one of those things where I don't know if I could ever enter the arena of politics -- my father-in-law was in the Clinton administration in his last term, and it's a very difficult world to live in. ... It's a very difficult world and not one that I would want to be a part of."

In addition to her role on "The Good Wife," the former "ER" star also discussed the busy upcoming award season, her children, and the charitable causes -- including stem cell research -- which she supports. Check out the video above for Margulies' full conversation with "CBS This Morning" co-hosts Erica Hill, Charlie Rose and Gayle King.

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