Category: News Tracking

The Rising American Electorate: Game Changers in 2016 Elections

Page Gardner, Huffington Post – June 29, 2015

Unmarried women, people of color and millennials–voters of the Rising American Electorate (RAE)–are the New American Majority of voting-eligible citizens and will make up a majority of voters for the first time in 2016.

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Hillary Clinton Sparks Plastic Surgery Rumours: Experts Feel She Has Work Done on her Face

Keerthi Mohan, International Business Times – June 29, 2015

Hillary Clinton has sparked rumours that she had work done on her face after top surgeons noted that her face looks younger than it has in years. They have also noticed that the skin under the Democratic front-runner’s eyes appear tighter when compared to photographs from a year ago.

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Redefining Feminism: The State of Women in America

Carly Fiorina, Medium – June 24, 2015

When I was a little girl, my mother told me: “What you are is God’s gift to you. What you make of yourself is your gift to God.” My mother and father would encourage me always to work hard, to aim high, to find and make the most of my gifts. I didn’t feel gifted as a young girl or a young woman, but my mother’s words seemed like both a promise and a challenge.

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Switching Tactics from 2008, Clinton Embraces a ‘First Mama’ Role in Second White House Run

Lisa Lerer, Associated Press – June 22, 2015

Back in 2008, Clinton believed she needed to project an image of strength and experience in order to convince voters she could be the first woman to serve as commander-in-chief — a “kind of tough single parent” rather than a “first mama,” as her chief strategist Mark Penn described at the time. This time around, as she mounts her second run for the White House, Clinton’s gender isn’t something she seeks to explain or defend.

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Are Americans Willing To Vote For A Female Candidate? The Latest Poll Numbers Are Pretty Clear

Melanie Schmitz, Bustle – June 22, 2015

The image of a woman in the White House may not be so far away after all, if the latest poll numbers are any indication. According to a recent Gallup poll conducted in early June, nine out of 10 voters said they would be willing to vote for a female candidate — almost twice the number of voters who said they would be willing to stand behind a socialist candidate.

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