Tag: Women Surrogates

Chelsea Clinton Channels Hillary Clinton on Campaign Trail

Laura Meckler, Wall Street Journal – January 12, 2016

Chelsea Clinton made her debut on the 2016 presidential campaign trail Tuesday, campaigning for her mother, Hillary Clinton, with a wonky discussion of early-childhood policies followed by a sharp attack on Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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McCaskill, Three other Female Senators to Stump for Clinton in Iowa

Kevin McDermott, St. Louis Post-Dispatch – January 11, 2016

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is one of four female senators who will be stumping in Iowa for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton this weekend, with a focus on defending Planned Parenthood, abortion rights and other gender issues.  McCaskill will be joined by Democratic senators Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Amy Klobuchar of Wisconsin.

Lena Dunham Makes the Feminist Case for Hillary Clinton

Dave Weigel and Abby Phillip, The Washington Post – January 10, 2016

“I can’t talk about Hillary Clinton without also acknowledging that she has survived horrific, gendered attacks on nearly every single aspect of her character with tremendous grace and aplomb,” Dunham said. “The way she’s been treated by the media is just more evidence of the anger that exists toward women, particularly ambitious women, and the way we are not allowed to exist on our own merits, rather than extensions of powerful men.” Young women were nodding their heads. “That really moves me,” Dunham said. “It reminds me that we can all fight to rise above.” She choked back tears, and the room went silent. “It really moves me,” she said again.

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