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April 22, 2019 at 8:36 am

The Hill, Newsmax Quote Jellison on Democrats’ Concern about ‘Electability’

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The Hill quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Dems obsess over finding candidate to beat Trump.”

“Electability seems to be Democrats’ greatest concern, so even if many of those touting white male candidates have no problem themselves with voting for a woman, they are worried that their friends and neighbors do have such hesitations,” said Katherine Jellison, a professor of history at Ohio University and a scholar of women’s studies. “Under those circumstances, they see a white male candidate as the best bet to defeat Donald Trump.”

Read more in The Hill.

Newsmax also used Jellison’s quote in a story headlined “The Hill: ‘Electability’ Leads Dems’ Hopes Against Trump.”


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