Emma Green, The Atlantic – October 5, 2016
In a debate filled with yelling and interruptions, it was the moment when Tim Kaine and Mike Pence finally got quiet: They were talking about their struggles with faith. Kaine spoke about having to preside over executions while he was governor of Virginia, even though he’s morally opposed to the death penalty. Pence, however, turned the question around and brought up an issue no moderator has dared to ask about: abortion.
Associated Press – October 2, 2016
National polls show a significant gender gap in the presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, with Clinton holding a large lead among women and Trump leading among men. Here’s a look at their positions on some issues with a major impact on women.
Monica Potts, Washington Post – September 28, 2016
The Republican nominee is promising reinvigorate the economy, but those jobs would mostly go to men.
Vanessa Williams, Washington Post – September 20, 2016
Women of color should be just as tough on Democrat Hillary Clinton as they are on Republican Donald Trump in demanding that the candidates address issues important to them, their families and their communities.
Rebecca Berg, Real Clear Politics – September 16, 2017
With less than two months until Election Day, Donald Trump is ramping up his outreach to a reliable Republican constituency: anti-abortion advocates. Trump plans to name a Pro-Life Coalition on Friday, RealClearPolitics has learned, with Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser as its national chairwoman. The GOP nominee will also adopt a new pledge to protect the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits Medicaid funding for most abortions — a law Democrat Hillary Clinton opposes.
Charlotte Alter, TIME – September 16, 2016
In an attempt to chip away at Hillary Clinton’s double-digit lead with women voters, Donald Trump is ditching some aspects of GOP orthodoxy and embracing feminist stances on contraception, child care and paid leave.
Associated Press – September 15, 2016
Tim Kaine says Donald Trump’s proposed child care plan is outdated and discourages employers from hiring women.
Sam Frizell, TIME – September 15, 2016
Before a crowd in Greensboro, N.C., she appeared in fine health, speaking energetically through much of her speech, and she used her illness to refresh a familiar campaign theme that had fallen by the wayside in recent weeks: her work on behalf of children.
Nick Corasanti and Maggie Haberman, New York Times – September 13, 2016
Donald J. Trump unveiled a menu of proposals on Tuesday to help working parents, calling for six weeks of mandatory paid maternity leave and expanded tax credits for child care.