Jesse Watters coined the phrase while discussing Hillary Rodham Clinton’s critical response to the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case.

She needs the single ladies’ vote. I call them ‘the Beyoncé voters,’ the single ladies. Obama won single ladies by 76 percent last time and made up about a quarter of the electorate,” he said, referencing Clinton’s chances.

Close enough: single ladies, a.k.a. unmarried women, actually voted for Obama at a rate of 67 percent, not 76 . But they do make up about a quarter (23 percent) of the voting population.  

“Beyonce is known as many things: singer, songwriter, actress, performer, mother, wife, and now, according to Forbes, the most powerful entertainer working today – but still, few take her seriously as a political figure or object of intellectual curiosity.”
“When I began this book, shortly after leaving the State Department, I considered a number of titles. Helpfully, the Washington Post asked its readers to send in suggestions. One proposed ‘It Takes a World,’; a fitting sequel to It Takes a Village. My favorite was ‘The Scrunchie Chronicles: 112 Countries and It’s Still All about My Hair.’”

What Democrat would you invite to a dinner party?

Eleven Iowa Democratic activists had been talking about the state of the country, the politics of 2016 and a prospective presidential campaign by Hillary Rodham Clinton one recent night when they were asked two questions.

Next they were asked who among that same group they would call first if they faced a family emergency. The response was overwhelming. Seven of the 11 said they would want Hillary Clinton at their side.

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