Klobuchar says woman winning nomination might stop sexism online

Klobuchar says woman winning nomination might stop sexism online

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharGOP Sen. Braun says abortion laws should be left up to states Klobuchar says 'best way' to protect abortion rights is to codify Roe v. Wade into law Sunday shows preview: Multiple states detect cases of the omicron variant MORE (D-Minn.) said at Wednesday’s Democratic presidential primary debate that a woman winning the Democratic nomination might “stop sexism on the internet.”

The Minnesota senator announced her idea after Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersStudy: Test detects signs of dementia at least six months earlier than standard method The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - Omicron tests vaccines; Bob Dole dies at 98 Democrats see Christmas goal slipping away MORE (I-Vt.) said women on his campaign experienced “the most ugly, sexist, racist attacks.” 

"I have an idea for how we can stop sexism on the internet: We can nominate a woman for a candidate for president of the United States,” Klobuchar said. 

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“I think that might go a long way if we showed our stuff as a party,” she added. 

Klobuchar’s comments followed a tense exchange between Sanders and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegBiden's proposals spark phase 2 of supply chain crisis Biden returns restores tradition, returning to Kennedy Center Honors The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Congress avoids shutdown MORE regarding alleged threats from Sanders’s supporters against leaders of the Nevada Culinary Union. 

Sanders supporters allegedly harassed union leaders after they criticized his "Medicare for All" plan. Sanders said he had disavowed those supporters.

Klobuchar is looking to build on her strong performance at the New Hampshire primary last week, when she came in third. The Nevada caucuses take place on Saturday.