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There’ll be a slew of female Republican candidates in the midterms—but will they win?

By Renegade   July 2010

Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman could be the next governor of California

For a party that relies heavily on the votes of white males, the Republicans now find their hopes of overturning the Democratic majorities in Congress in November’s midterms unusually dependent on women. And many are not happy with the phenomenon of Sarah’s sisters: the right-wing female candidates inspired by Sarah Palin.

Ferociously anti-incumbent and anti-Obama, the women who have emerged through the populist Tea party movement are a force to be reckoned with. The question is whether they will do the Republicans more harm than good;…

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