Category: News Tracking

The Story of ‘Little Hillary’ — the Dancing 18-month-old that Hillary Clinton Made Go Viral

Janell Ross, Washington Post – June 9, 2016

In the United States, people will tell you they come by their children’s names any number of ways. And, each year, parental notions of originality are dashed when the Social Security Administration’s most popular names list makes it clear that millions of parents also thought that Emma, Noah or Olivia was distinctly made for their little one too.

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Feminists, Find a Better Reason to Vote for Hillary Clinton

Los Angeles Times Editorial Board – February 9, 2016

Ever since they cast their very first ballots for a U.S. president, voters in this country have entrusted the White House only to candidates with a Y chromosome. In fact, the major parties haven’t even nominated a woman for president, and only two for vice president: former Rep. Geraldine Ferraro, whom Democrats sent off alongside Walter Mondale to be crushed by incumbent President Ronald Reagan in 1984, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, whom Republicans selected in the vain hope of lifting John McCain over Barack Obama.

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Elizabeth Warren Says a Female President Would Be A Role Model for Men

Jay Newton-Small, TIME – January 8, 2016

“You know I used to think when I taught classes that I was a good role model for women students but I was even a better role model for my male students. It was good for them to sit there and say, ‘Wow this woman is tough and she is gonna put up with no nonsense,’” Warren said. “These things feed on each other. I hope more people see this, the possibility of a woman governor and possibility of a woman president as something that’s real.”

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Parents of Daughters Support Hillary Clinton More than Parents of Sons

Michael Tesler, The Washington Post – January 5, 2016

The first columns of the display, in fact, shows that parents of daughters are 14 percentage points more likely to support Hillary Clinton in the primaries than parents of only sons.  The error bars in the figure suggest that the effect of having a daughter on support for Clinton is somewhere between 8 and 20 percentage points.

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Why This Socialist Feminist Is for Hillary

Suzanna Danuta Walters, The Nation – December 9, 2015

Hillary may not be the (radical, intersectional) feminist that activists fantasize about seeing in power, but she’s some kind of a feminist for sure and would no doubt foreground the centrality of gender equity to social justice in ways we have not seen at a national level.

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Partisanship and Ideology are Likely to Shape How Women Will React to Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina’s Candidacies

A. Lanethea Mathews-Schultz, Bryan Marshall, and Mack Mariani, LSE Blog – October 22, 2015

In new research which measures young women’s interest in political involvement, A. Lanethea Mathews-Schultz, Bryan W. Marshall, and Mack D. Mariani find that the extent to which young women see themselves as likely to participate in politics is now much more tied to partisanship and ideology.

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