U.S. Michelle Obama Hillary Clinton Donald Trump 2016 election Girls and Women First Lady Former first lady Michelle Obama admitted that the female candidate in the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton, had her flaws but was more qualified for the job than the victor, Donald Trump. “The best qualified candidate in this last race was a woman,” Obama said Thursday at the longest-running women's leadership conference in the nation. “And she wasn’t perfect, but she was way more perfect than many of the alternatives.” Related: Michelle Obama Loves ‘Black Panther’ for Inspiring Young ‘People of All Backgrounds’ Obama at the 39th annual Simmons Leadership Conference in Boston reiterated that she isn’t looking to follow in the footsteps of her husband Barack, and that people who want to see a woman president need to develop and support women with such ambitions. Recommended Slideshows 51 In Pictures: The 50 Most … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama Says Hillary Clinton was ‘Way More Perfect’ For President Than Trump
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Last Updated Sep 27, 2017 8:08 PM EDT Former first lady Michelle Obama criticized female voters who cast their ballots for President Trump while speaking at a marketing and professional development conference in Boston on Wednesday, Boston.com reported."Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own voice," Obama said, while maintaining that she and her husband, former president Barack Obama, still hope for Mr. Trump's success."We want him to be successful," she said of Mr. Trump. "He was elected."The former first lady, who referred to herself as a former "first spouse," engaged in a question-and-answer session with author Roxane Gay, during which she discussed her time in the White House and her husband's presidential legacy."Part of our legacy is leaving with grace, is being humble and diplomatic," she said, according to Boston.com. "The Affordable Care Act isn't Barack's legacy, it's the country's legacy." Obama also said that her role as first lady "was like … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Michelle Obama: Women who didn’t vote for Clinton “voted against their own voice”
By Ruben Navarrette Jr. Updated 10:23 am, Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Photo: Eric Gay, Associated Press Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, left, during a campaign event Oct. 15 in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, left, during a campaign event Oct. 15 in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Photo: Eric Gay, Associated Press Will Julian Castro help Hillary Clinton attract Latino votes? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Introducing “La Hillary.” Supposedly, this kinder and gentler version of the Democratic front-runner will be more user-friendly for Latinos. The … [Read more...] about Will Julian Castro help Hillary Clinton attract Latino votes?
Opinion By Debra J. Saunders Updated 7:34 pm, Friday, July 29, 2016 Photo: RUTH FREMSON, NYT Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Hillary Clinton after accepting the party’s presidential nomination, at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 28, 2016. (Ruth Fremson/The New York Times) Hillary Clinton after accepting the party’s presidential nomination, at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 28, 2016. (Ruth Fremson/The New York Times) Photo: RUTH FREMSON, NYT Hillary Clinton’s mommy convention 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Hillary Clinton’s advantage going into the final evening of the Democratic National Convention was her nonstop determination. The former first lady and secretary of state never gave up on her bid to become the first female American … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton’s mommy convention
close Video Hillary Clinton questions women's independent thinking Hillary Clinton blames her election loss on married women. Tammy Bruce gives her take. Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton attempted to explain her comments about American voters and the 2016 election in a lengthy Facebook post Saturday that claimed she "meant no disrespect to any individual or group." During a recent trip to India, Clinton told attendees at a conference in Mumbai that Americans did not "deserve" a Trump presidency, said she won the states "that are optimistic, diverse, dynamic, moving forward," and said that Trump's campaign was "looking backwards." Clinton summed up Trump's message as "you know, you didn't like black people getting rights, you don't like women, you know, getting jobs. You don't want, you know, to see that Indian American succeeding more than you are." "I understand how some of what I said upset people and can be misinterpreted," Clinton said in her … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton tries to explain her comments on Trump voters after backlash