CORT CASADY

Emmy Award-winning Writer, Producer & Inspirational Author

Defending Women: The Birth of a Surprising Coalition

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May 03, 2023

       Coalitions have long been a powerful tool for creating change in America. In 2008, for example, Barack Obama’s path to The White House was paved by a coalition of several voting blocs, including progressives, white working-class voters, racial minorities, women, and young voters. The “Obama Coalition” enabled Obama to win 53% of the vote, the largest victory for a Democrat since Jimmy Carter in 1972. In 2012, he won 51% of the vote with a similar coalition.     Published on smerconish.com on May 3, 2023

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