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February 1, 2020 at 11:34 am

Jellison Tells The Hill that Sanders Needs Damage Control with Women

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The Hill quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Sanders faces lingering questions about appeal to women voters.”

On the heels of the public disagreement with Warren, the Sanders campaign released an ad in Iowa and New Hampshire highlighting his support of women’s rights, including equal pay, paid family leave and abortion rights.

The ad was meant to bolster Sanders’s support with women, but was also a sign of worry about the damage from the Warren battle.

“There needs to be some damage control,” said Katherine Jellison, a professor of history at Ohio University and a scholar of women’s studies. “If it hasn’t hurt him, there still is the potential to. It isn’t something he should be ignoring.”

Read more at The Hill.

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