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The GOP's woman problem goes beyond Trump

The GOP's woman problem goes beyond Trump

After Mitt Romney lost the 2012 presidential election, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus commissioned an autopsy to determine what had gone wrong. High on the list: a yawning gender gap. Romney won the votes of most men but lost among female voters by 11 percentage points; among single women, the margin was a daunting 36 points. "Our candidates … need to use language that addresses concerns that are on women's minds in order to let them know we are fighting for them," the Republican National Committee recommended. So Priebus must not be terribly happy that the party's (temporary) front-runner, Donald Trump, said Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly had...

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