In the 2020 presidential primary, six women launched campaigns for the White House within the Democratic Party. While none made it to the top of ticket, it’s still a mark in history as the most women to ever run for president ever. Now, presumptive nominee Joe Biden has promised a woman will be his running mate. Kelly Dittmar is a professor of political science at Rutgers University-Camden and a scholar at the center of American Women and Politics. Soledad O’Brien talks with her about the role of gender in politics and the likability litmus test women candidates face.



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