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Do female Democrats feel torn between Clinton and Sanders?

by Alex Cohen and Austin Cross | Take Two®

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with supporters after taking part in the Democratic presidential primary debate with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Durham, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Matt Rourke/AP

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders engaged in the most feisty debate yet in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night.

The two faced off in New Hampshire, which will hold its primary on Tuesday — hot on the heels of a very close contest in Iowa at the beginning of the week.


Choosing which candidate to support can bring up very mixed feelings for some Democrats — especially female Democrats. The feeling was articulated in a recent op-ed by Courtney Enlow titled, "An All-Caps Explosion of Feelings Regarding the Liberal Backlash Against Hillary Clinton."

Do female Democrats feel torn between Clinton and Sanders? Should they?


  • Ronnee Schreiber, professor of political science at San Diego State University
  • Kelly Dittmar, assistant professor of political science at the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University

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