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|01-10-2008, 09:22 PM||#1|
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Gender Important in Democratic primaries
Gender takes center stage in Democratic primaries
"f the race was not about gender already, it certainly is now.
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has been running for president for nearly a year. But in the past week, women in Iowa mostly rejected her, a few days before women in New Hampshire embraced her. All over the United States, viewers scrutinized television coverage for signs of male chauvinism in the race and many said they found dismaying examples.
Even Democratic women with no intention of voting for Clinton found themselves drawn into the debate and shaken by what briefly seemed like a humiliating end to the most promising female candidacy in American history.
The process seems to have changed a few minds.:
Gender takes center stage in Democratic primaries - International Herald Tribune
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