Category: News Tracking

Clinton to Dunham: ‘If You Can’t Get Excited, Be Pragmatic’

Alex Seitz-Ward, MSNBC – September 25, 2015

“You kind of can cut through that and say, look, I not only have a right, I have an obligation to make a choice. That’s part of the service I pay for living in our country. So I’m going to vote for X or Y. Not because I think that person is perfect, but it’s going to be better than the alternative. If you can’t get excited, be pragmatic and do it anyway,” Clinton said.

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From Girly-Girl to Fun Grandma: The Carly Fiorina You Don’t Know (Yet)

Sandra Sobieraj Westfall, People – September 24, 2015

Now that Carly Fiorina has leapfrogged into the top tier in this year’s crowded Republican presidential field, voters are starting to know her as the tough secretary-to-CEO candidate nipping at Donald Trump’s heels. But here, from an interview with Fiorina and her best friend Deborah Bowker for this week’s issue of PEOPLE, are a few other fun facts to know about the woman who wants to be president.

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Will Hillary Clinton’s Interview With Lena Dunham Help Her With Millennial Women?

Jessica Goldstein, Think Progress – September 24, 2015

The general public might have nothing but disdain for millennials — even millennials hate the word “millennials” — but Hillary Clinton is all about the generation that launched a thousand think pieces. Her latest effort at winning the hearts and minds of female twenty- and thirty-somethings the nation over: An interview with Lena Dunham for the Girls girl’s newsletter, Lenny.


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Hillary Clinton Tells Lena Dunham She’s ‘Puzzled’ by Women Who Aren’t Feminists

Hillary Clinton: In Her Own Words, on Emails, the Race

Jennifer Jacobs, Des Moines Register – September 23, 2015

“I feel very good about where we are and what we’re doing. It’s going to be a hard-fought campaign, as it should be. I have absolutely no doubt that on both the Democratic side and on the Republican side there will be ups and downs, but I feel we very comfortable and very confident that we are well on the path to securing the nomination.”

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Carly Fiorina Tells PEOPLE What She Really Thinks of Donald Trump

Tierney McAfee and Sandra Sobieraj Westfall, People – September 23, 2015

Carly Fiorina tells PEOPLE Donald Trump “missed the point” when he tried to apologize for insulting her looks by calling her “beautiful” during the GOP debate Wednesday. “The point is, whether a man thinks you’re homely or a man thinks you’re beautiful, it’s not a topic of conversation when a woman is trying to do a job – whether it’s president of the United States or secretary or anything else,” the GOP presidential hopeful tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue.

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Hillary Clinton Just Embraced Planned Parenthood. Here’s Why.

Greg Sargent, Washington Post – September 21, 2015

Clinton is fully embracing the idea that electing a female president would be groundbreaking. As explained by Dem pollster Celinda Lake, the underlying calculation behind showcasing her gender is that a woman represents a credible voice on how to make the economy work for American families.

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