Tag: Women’s Issues

Hillary Clinton Speaks About Women in a Way No Presidential Candidate Ever Has

Jill Filipovic, Cosmopolitan – October 20, 2016

Last night, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton didn’t so much play the gender card as simply show up on the debate stage a woman. What a difference it highlighted between her and her opponent. And how incredible it was to hear a female candidate talk about women’s issues not as abstractions, but as deeply personal, as fundamentally normal, and just as universal as men’s experiences.

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What are Hillary Clinton’s Plans for Tackling Women’s Issues if Elected? Chelsea Clinton Explains to Us Personally

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Abortion Returns to the Debate

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.

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On Women’s Issues, Clinton and Trump Have Sharp Differences

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.

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Trump has a Challenge with White Women: ‘You Just Want to Smack Him’

Philip Rucker, Washington Post – October 1, 2016

With just five weeks of campaigning left, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are scrambling to win over female voters in America’s suburbs as well-educated white women have emerged as perhaps the presidential campaign’s most pivotal swing voting group.

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How Hillary Clinton Found her Stride on Gender

Maeve Reston, CNN – September 27, 2016

After 30 years in the spotlight, Hillary Clinton finally found the balance on gender that has bedeviled her throughout her career during the debate at Hofstra Monday night. Demonstrate power, command of the issues and the ability to shred your opponent — all while seeming (just) likeable enough.

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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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At We Won’t Wait Summit, Women Say They are More Than Just ‘a Vote’

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.

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What Hillary Clinton is Promising Black Women

Vanessa K. De Luca, Essence – September 16, 2016

While on the campaign trail in Las Vegas, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton sat down with ESSENCE Editor-in-chief Vanessa K. De Luca to discuss the issues that matter to us most and why she hopes to earn Black women’s votes.

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