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Is Hillary good for women?

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed the summer meeting of the Democratic National Committee on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Minneapolis, Minn.
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The Clinton presidential campaign is relishing in Donald Trump's missteps and lewd comments about women. She has positioned herself as a champion of women's rights.

But, does her political record match the rhetoric the voters are hearing and could she bring about change during her time as the first female president?

Author Nancy Cohen, whose latest book is titled "Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Woman President," and Michele Swers, government professor at Georgetown University, joined MPR News host Kerri Miller to talk about what can be expected of a second Clinton presidency.

Use the audio player above to hear the full conversation.