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Why did women vote for Trump?

Despite his boorish chauvinism, Trump won with the backing of the majority of white woman voters. An unthinkable outcome? Not if you've followed the Tea Party

By Melissa Deckman   February 2017

America was supposed to elect its first female president in 2016. National polls, media elites and political scientists all pointed to victory for Hillary Clinton. Women’s rights organisations were certain that US voters would finally embrace female national leadership and give an inspiring example to America’s daughters. It was hoped that she would…

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