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Gender Bias Affects Woman Candidate in the 2016 Race

The 2016 election campaign is unusual on many fronts, but one aspect of it is truly historic. For the first time, a major U.S. party nominated a woman – Democrat Hillary Clinton - as its presidential candidate. Since the U.S. is at the forefront of efforts to promote women’s empowerment and advancement around the world, why has it taken so long to nominate a female presidential candidate? And how do assumptions about a woman’s role affect the public’s response to a woman...

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