Tag: Women Endorsements

Meg Whitman, Calling Donald Trump a ‘Demagogue,’ Will Support Hillary Clinton for President

Jonathan Martin, New York Times – August 2, 2016

Meg Whitman, a Hewlett Packard executive and Republican fund-raiser, said Tuesday that she would support Hillary Clinton for president and give a “substantial” contribution to her campaign in order to stop Donald J. Trump, whom she berated as a threat to American democracy.

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Most GOP women in Tough Races Biding Time on Donald Trump

Associated Press – May 23, 2016

Before deciding if she’ll vote for Donald Trump, Martha McSally says she’ll spend time “determining what kind of man he is.” Mia Love says some comments by the presumptive Republican presidential candidate need “some sort of explanation,” while Renee Ellmers backs him because he’s “a problem solver.”

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Black Women Rally Behind Hillary Clinton

Laura Meckler, Wall Street Journal – April 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton never goes very far without black women sharing the stage, introducing her around or casting ballots for her in outsize numbers—and they are a prime reason she stands on the cusp of claiming the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Mothers of Black Victims Emerge as a Force for Hillary Clinton

Amy Chozick, New York Times – April 13, 2016

The Clinton campaign named this sisterhood forged in the shared loss of a child the “Mothers of the Movement,” and they have become an unlikely linchpin of Mrs. Clinton’s success in the Democratic primary. At campaign stops, Mrs. Clinton introduces them as “a group of mothers who belong to a club no one ever wants to join.” The mothers will arrive in New York this week to help Mrs. Clinton compete for the April 19 primary.

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Lena Dunham, America Ferrera: We’re Female Millennials, and We Choose Hillary Clinton

Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times – March 21, 2016

“There’s this narrative,” said America Ferrera, “about young women not being inspired by Hillary. And that’s just not the case.” At least it wasn’t in Hollywood on Sunday evening, where a predominantly young female crowd gathered to hear Ferrera, Lena Dunham and Chelsea Clinton discuss their support for Hillary Clinton. 

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Ellmers Becomes First Woman in Congress to Endorse Trump

Anna Douglas, News & Observer – March 21, 2016

Less than week after Donald Trump carried nearly every county in her district during the Republican presidential primary, U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., met with the billionaire businessman and said she is supporting the party’s front-runner in his bid for the presidency.

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Hillary Clinton’s Sisterhood of Comedy

Will Leitch, Bloomberg Politics – March 17, 2016

This is the best time to be a woman in comedy in decades, maybe (probably) ever. Clinton is likely to become the first major-party female presidential nominee of our times, and she happens to be running when women are ruling comedy. It shouldn’t be a surprise that they are on her side.

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