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Can the US actually elect a woman president?
NEW DELHI, Jan. 9 -- With the academic Elizabeth Warren announcing her candidacy for the presidency last month, the US will have a chance to ask itself whether it is capable of voting a woman to its highest office. One key difference in the political landscape of the world's oldest democracy is the sheer number of female names who are being scrutinised for their presidential potential. In theory, over 40 women have run for the US presidency in the country's history. Hillary Clinton, however, was the first female candidate for one of the major political parties and thus the only one who had a credible chance of becoming president. The fact that she lost, and lost to a man who was among the worst qualified to lead the world's most powerful na...
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