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Carol W. Greider

Anything he can do, she can do better

Anything he can do, she can do better

The idea of a politician's wife running for office herself is not new, not even when it comes to the presidency. The Republican party's first presidential nominee, in 1856, was John Fremont; however, many Republicans at the time claimed that Fremont's politically connected wife, Jessie, would have been the better candidate. (Fremont lost that election to Democrat James Buchanan.)

But the reality of a female presidential nominee is a significant first, especially when coupled with the possibility that American citizens might have an opportunity to vote for two women on the presidential ticket this year. For president: Hillary Clinton, former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary...