CBS 62 Detroit Senior Producer and Host of Michigan Matters Carol Cain
Why should female voters support you? What specifically is in your platform that might appeal to women voters?
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Governor Mitt Romney
“ There is a common misconception that female voters care about different issues, or that they want candidates to treat them as an interest group looking for political favors. In my experience traveling around the country and talking with thousands of voters, I have found that women care about the exact same issues as men: good jobs and a growing economy, getting our debt under control, strengthening our health care and education systems, protecting our interests and standing by our allies around the world.
President Barack Obama
“ President Obama is fighting for women in America and is working to strengthen the health and economic security of women and their families. The first bill he signed into law was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which helps women fight back when they don’t receive equal pay for equal work.