Tag: Women Surrogates

Trump has Made a lot of Women Mad. Clinton Hopes to Turn that Into a Surge of Votes for Democrats

Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times – October 28, 2016

In the closing stretch of the presidential race, Hillary Clinton is trying to harness women’s anger over Donald Trump’s behavior into a surge of support for her and other female candidates. It’s an effort that harks back to Democratic victories that stemmed from similar controversy a quarter-century ago, in an election that became known as the “Year of the Woman.”

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US Election 2016: Michelle Obama Campaigns with Her ‘Girl’ Hillary Clinton

US Election 2016, BBC News – October 28, 2016

US First Lady Michelle Obama has appeared for the first time during this presidential election race with Hillary Clinton, whom she called “my girl”. At a rally in the swing state of North Carolina, the former rivals heaped praise on each other’s commitment to public service, women and children. Mrs Obama said Mrs Clinton was the most prepared candidate for the presidency ever, including both their husbands.

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Clinton No Longer Shying Away From Dealing the “Woman Card”

CBS NewsOctober 25, 2016

Hillary Clinton is not shying away from dealing her Republican challenger the “woman card” as she pulls ahead in the polls, joining a group of women lawmakers to rally around women’s rights and to speak out against Trump. At the start of the presidential campaign, Hilary Clinton was reluctant to draw too much attention to her gender, to imply that people should vote for her because she is a woman.

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Elizabeth Warren has a Message for Donald Trump: ‘Nasty Women Vote’

October 24, 2016

As Hillary Clinton laughed in the background, Sen. Elizabeth Warren turned one of Republican Donald Trump’s insults against him on Monday, warning that “nasty women” will be his undoing on Election Day. Campaigning alongside Democratic presidential nominee Clinton 15 days before the election, Warren mocked Trump as a bigot and a sexist boor. She was especially colorful on the latter point. “He thinks because he has money he can call women fat,” and rate their bodies, the Massachusetts Democrat said to whoops and applause from the Democratic crowd at Saint Anselm College.

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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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Michelle Obama Just Gave This Election’s Most Important Speech

Rebecca Traister, New York Magazine – October 13, 2016

In this historic year for women in presidential politics, the most unapologetic and powerful feminist speech of the campaign was delivered not by the historic candidate but by the First Lady.

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Voice Shaking, Michelle Obama Calls Trump Comments on Women ‘Intolerable’

Julie Hirschfeld Davis, New York Times – October 13, 2016

Michelle Obama issued a deeply personal denunciation of Donald J. Trump on Thursday for his lewd comments about women, exhorting voters in scathing terms to reject his candidacy and the campaign’s increasingly vulgar tenor by backing Hillary Clinton as a matter of conscience.

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