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December 17, 2015 at 2:31 pm

Washington Times Quotes Jellison on Clinton’s Appeal to Millennials

Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, was quoted in a Dec. 16 Washington Times article on “The antique feminism of Hilary Clinton.”

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Dr. Katherine Jellison

“The Republicans have sucked all the oxygen out of the room with a race that’s finally getting really interesting. Bernie Sanders is vanishing into irrelevance, and the Hillary story of the Republican week was about how she is losing traction with the new generation of women voters. Not exactly the attention she and the party want,” wrote Washington Times columnist Suzanne Fields.

“She’s your mom’s candidate,” Katherine Jellison, a professor of women’s history at Ohio University, tells the Hill, the Capitol Hill political daily. “She and the Clinton machine seem like old news to a lot of millennials. And if you think about where youthful activism has been — other than LGBT issues — it really hasn’t been with gender issues but class issues, like the Occupy movement.”

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