Tag: Women Surrogates

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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Ivanka Trump Stars in First Campaign Ad for Her Father

Nikita Vladimirov, The Hill – September 30, 2016

Ivanka Trump stars in her first campaign ad for her father as the campaign fights to gain support among women. “The most important job any woman can have is being a mother. And it shouldn’t mean taking a pay cut,” she says as the video shows mothers playing with their children.

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Congresswoman Defends Trump’s 5 a.m. Tweet: “That’s the Kind of President we Need.”

Jeremy Stahl, Slate – September 30, 2016

Rep. Renee Ellmers was the first woman in Congress to endorse Donald Trump. She was also the first member of Congress to be endorsed by Trump. She also lost her Republican primary in June by 30 pointsOn Friday, the North Carolina congresswoman took her Trump support to a new level, attempting to defend his bizarre, unhinged, and despicable early morning rant about former Miss Universe contestant Alicia Machado’s purported sex tape.

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Why Ivanka Is Trump’s Top Surrogate

Michelle Cottle, The Atlantic – September 28, 2016

Of all the ways Team Trump is reinventing presidential politics this cycle, among the most curious is the emergence of his daughter as the ultimate utility player. Part character witness, part strategist, part policy advisor, and part goodwill ambassador, Ivanka is expanding the role of aspiring First Daughter in a way that no previous aspiring First Child has attempted—and few others could likely get away with.

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GOP Rep. Says Hillary Clinton Shouldn’t Have Been ‘So Vindictive’ to Women Bill Slept With

Brad Reed, Raw Story – September 28, 2016

Speaking on MSNBC on Wednesday, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN) said that while she didn’t think it was “helpful” to talk about former Miss Universe Alicia Machado gaining “a massive amount of weight,” she also imagined that Hillary Clinton regretted being so nasty to the women who had affairs with her husband. “Hillary Clinton right now is thinking, ‘Maybe I should not have been so vindictive toward some of those women,” she said. “Maybe I should have sought to be more helpful through that entire process.”

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Ivanka Trump Talks Motherhood, Work-Life Balance And Politics

CBS News – September 22, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s daughter campaigned in Colorado on Thursday and talked about issues important to women voters, especially. In Colorado, more women are registered to vote than men and they vote in greater numbers.

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Ivanka Trump to Huddle with Female Republican Members of Congress in Washington

Diedre Walsh, CNN – September 20, 2016

Ivanka Trump will join female Republican House members and senators Tuesday in Washington to promote the GOP nominee’s proposals on child care, in a continued effort by father’s presidential campaign to reach out to women voters.

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Trump Steps Up Anti-Abortion Stance, Taps Dannenfelser

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.

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Trump’s ‘Charm Offensive’ Continues, as Daughter-In-Law Opens North Carolina Offices

Mary C. Curtis, Roll Call – September 15, 2016

Lara Trump, the candidate’s daughter-in-law, is just a “Carolina girl,” from Wilmington, she wants you to know, with “good Southern values.” And Donald Trump, “the man I know him to be,” is “a very humble, soft-spoken, funny guy,” with a weakness for McDonald’s. That was the message of the wife of Eric Trump at a Wednesday appearance opening the first North Carolina offices for the GOP presidential candidate in the important swing state.

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