Tag: Family

Hillary Clinton’s Fight for the Dad Vote

John Dickerson, CBS News – November 4, 2016

How will fathers vote Tuesday? As the polls tighten, that’s one of the many questions I’m looking to have answered when the voting stops. We’ve all heard about Hillary Clinton’s lead with women voters and particularly with college-educated white women.

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Why Haven’t the Candidates Put Families at the Center of their Campaigns?

Anu Partanen, The Atlantic – October 30, 2016

In an election year that has largely lacked in policy, gender issues have taken center stage in recent weeks, in light of a slew of sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump that subsequently placed added emphasis on the lack of equality between men and women. Until this point, these issues had been largely absent from the campaign trail, to the detriment of both Hillary Clinton and Trump—and ultimately, the United States.

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In the Final Presidential Debate, the Trumps Go Dark

, New York Times – October 20, 2016

Melania, Ivanka and Vanessa Trump — the candidate’s wife, daughter and daughter-in-law — all wore black to the final debate, a departure from the colors they chose for earlier appearances, which tended to the light and bright.

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Ivanka Trump: If Donald Trump Loses, He Will ‘Do the Right Thing’

Charlotte Alter, TIME – October 19, 2016

In an interview with TIME Editor Nancy Gibbs at the Fortune Most Powerful Women’s conference, Trump appeared calm and poised but revealed very little about her reaction to her father’s recent campaign struggles. When asked directly about her father’s “locker room” talk, his claims that the election will be “rigged” and the massive gender gap between Trump voters and Hillary Clinton voters, Ivanka Trump mostly gave answers about her closeness with her father, their family business and her own brand.

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Ivanka Trump Breaks her Silence on Dad’s Lewd Comments

William Cummings, USA Today – October 19, 2016

For the first time Ivanka Trump, who has been a major fixture in her father’s efforts to reach out to women voters, publicly addressed the lewd comments Donald Trump made during a 2005 taping of Access Hollywood. “My father’s comments were clearly inappropriate and offensive and I’m glad that he acknowledged this fact with an immediate apology to my family and the American people,” the Republican nominee’s eldest daughter said in a statement to Fast Company that was published Monday.

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What Female Voters in Philly Suburbs Really Think

Dana Bash and Abigail Crutchfield, CNN – October 14, 2016

Donald Trump may get the raucous crowds, but where his daughter is hitting the trail is speaking volumes: the Philadelphia suburbs. It’s where her father must win in order to become president, but it’s also full of voters — mostly women — who are likely to be turned off by Trump’s caught-on-tape lewd comments, and allegations of groping women.

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Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton and the Emerging Electorate

Karlyn Bowman and Heather Sims, Wall Street Journal – October 7, 2016

Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton are more than accomplished women, campaign surrogates and friends, as Chelsea reaffirmed on “The View” last month. They are members of a rising generation of female voters. How well do these young women represent their peers in demographic terms? And what do we know about the lifestyles and attitudes of the emerging female electorate?

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