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@AmandaMarcotte — 60,712 followers, 66,923 tweets

Jul 28, 2017

@KathaPollitt It's almost certainly because they answer to different voters than most Republicans.

Jul 28, 2017

@KathaPollitt Which is why I object to people attributing Murkowski/Collins votes to some kind of greater level of female empathy.

Jul 28, 2017

@KathaPollitt Like, I can predict what a cis woman's body is like pretty well, but I can't say if she's maternal or responsible or whatever stereotype.

Jul 28, 2017

@KathaPollitt I definitely don't think easy! But I do think socially constructed differences say less about individuals than biological ones.

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