OUT OF THE CLOSET

Amy Dunkin

I'm glad it's official. A front page story in today's New York Times says women in politics no longer have to downplay their roles as mothers to be considered serious and tough-minded. The story cites House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, both of whom have emphasized their maternal lives to connect with voters and show they bring a different, more mother-centric perspective to national issues.

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