Category Archives: Gender

The Distinct Political Paths of Barack Obama and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

 Benjamin Wallace-Wells of The New Yorker – There isn’t an obvious place for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the current Democratic effort, which is trying to persuade voters that an expansive agenda is common sense. Continue…

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Why recession is a setback for women in the workforce

The Week – Women have been bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s economic impact, said Shelly Banjo at Bloomberg Businessweek. Forget the smiling photos on social media of “moms baking bread and crafting with their kids between Zoom meetings.” The reality … Continue reading

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Trump Allies Take Aim at Buttigieg’s Sexuality

Taegan Goddard of Political Wire – Allies of President Trump have sharply focused attention on the sexual identity of presidential contender Pete Buttigieg in recent days, questioning in stark terms whether Americans are ready for a gay candidate who kisses … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Leaders Are Mostly Sitting Out the Presidential Endorsement Race So Far. That’s What Republican Leaders Did in 2016.

Democratic Party leaders are endorsing presidential candidates just as slowly as Republicans did in 2016 Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – Note from Ken Feltman: Democratic leaders and elected officials are following an endorsement practice in 2020 that is similar to … Continue reading

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How Did The Democrats End Up With A 2020 Field So White And Male?

A FiveThirtyEight Chat – The 2020 Democratic field was once hailed as the most diverse ever. But now, even as many candidates try to position themselves as the best person to build on the “Obama coalition of young people, women and … Continue reading

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