Republicans Hope for a Boost From ‘Security Moms’

Aaron Zitner, Wall Street Journal – January 8, 2016

As a group, women lean Democratic. But if the recent rise of terrorism fears persists, the Republican Party could well make gains. Already, signs are emerging of the return of “security moms,” the women who moved toward the GOP after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks made national security a dominating concern. These women were credited with helping to deliver seats to the Republican Party in both the House and Senate in 2002, a tough feat for a president’s party in a midterm year.

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