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Kamala Harris is a champion for California families, criminal justice reform, and civil rights. As California’s Attorney General, Kamala fights human trafficking, safeguards California’s environmental protection laws, and improves public safety. Kamala’s work has always been about fighting for the vulnerable and voiceless and making California a place for families to live and thrive. We need her combination of progressive values and pragmatic results in the Senate!
Four Things Donald Trump Gets Away With Because He’s a Man
By Barbara Lee
May 11, 2016
How did we reach this place — a self-avowed male chauvinist is poised to square off with the woman who declared women’s rights are human rights? Donald Trump’s comments about the “gender card” have sparked backlash, countless memes, and even decks of “deal me in” playing cards. But the reality is, the “gender card” isn’t specific to women.
Trump has been using his own gender card — positioning himself as the Alpha Male, talking about the size of his hands, threatening to bomb the **** out of ISIS, saying he beats China all the time — and he’ll undoubtedly continue, now that he is the presumptive GOP nominee.
With six months until Election Day, here are four research-backed ways Trump has and will likely continue to use his own gender as an advantage. Or, four things we couldn’t say about Trump if he was a woman.
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James invites Cyndi Lauper to duet a parody of “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” with lyrics about equal pay for women in the workplace.