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Fri., Nov. 5, 2010, 8:39 a.m.

Was 2010 Campaign Rife w/Sexism?

Republican Sen.-elect Kelly Ayotte and some supporters hold signs in Manchester, N.H., to thank voters Wednesday. Even though many high-profile women ran for office, feminists say the 2010 campaign was rife with sexism ranging from snarky fashion critiques to sexual innuendo. And when all the ballots are counted, women may end up with fewer seats in Congress than they started with. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, File)

Question: Do you agree with feminists that sexism against female candidates was rampant during the 2010 campaign?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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