Hillary Clinton and the 'woman card'

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters during her primary night event at the Duggal Greenhouse, Brooklyn Navy Yard, on June 7, 2016 in New YorkDonald Trump ridiculed it, saying it was the only thing Hillary Clinton had going for her candidacy. “If America is going to lead, we need to learn from the women of the world who have blazed new paths” — from the start of her Brooklyn victory event Tuesday, when she claimed the Democratic presidential nomination, Clinton set the tone. Clinton is now putting history at the heart of her campaign: 96 years after women earned the national right to vote in the United States, she has made history as the first woman to run for the US presidency as the candidate of a major party.

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