This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me
Whatever you think of Hillary Clinton, there is no question that if she is nominated to run for the White House, it will mark an historic occasion for women in America.
It’s taken a long time (240 years to be exact), but a woman will finally be running for the highest elected office in the United States. Call it one small step for women; one giant leap for America and humankind.
America’s record on women and politics is far from exceptional, especially when compared to other countries around the world. To date, America has hosted 56 presidential elections. However, none of them has featured a woman and 33 of them were held before women even had the right to vote.
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