Advice for Hillary Clinton on Campaigning as a Woman

From leading females in American politics, including Senator Claire McCaskill, Representative Marsha Blackburn, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and more.
Photographer: Getty Images

Ask anyone who has done it about running for office while female and they’ll tell you that even at the presidential level, Hillary Clinton is in once again for a different kind of scrutiny: “Like it or not,’’ says Senator Claire McCaskill, the Missouri Democrat criticized as insufficiently “ladylike” by her 2012 Republican challenger, Representative Todd Akin, “there will be more comments about her hair, her outfits and her weight. I haven’t seen anybody yet write on Rand Paul’s hair, even though it’s very interesting.”

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.