Where the 2012 Presidential Candidates Stand on Women's Issues
"In what new ways do you intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace," she asked both candidates, "specifically regarding females making only 72 percent of what their male counterparts earn?"
President Barack Obama answered first, recounting his childhood (raised by a single mom, grandmother hit the glass ceiling working at a local bank) and reminding viewers that the first bill he signed as president was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
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"And that's an example of the kind of advocacy that we need because women are increasingly the breadwinners in the family," he told the crowd. "This is not just a women's issue. This is a Read More »from 'Binders Full of Women': Will Romney's Take on Equal Pay Affect the Women's Vote?