Rep. Katie Hill: ‘I’m leaving now because of a double standard’
Rep. Katie Hill’s colleagues were uniformly shocked and saddened by the collapse of the freshman star’s political career. But that’s where their agreement ends.
A stark generational divide among Democrats has emerged over what, if any, responsibility Hill should assume for the firestorm that led to her resignation this week, as well as whether the same standards would be applied to a male lawmaker. Some Democrats are also worried about the potential chilling effect on efforts to recruit younger candidates, particularly millennial women.
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