When Barack Obama emerged in 2008 as the first African-American nominee of a major political party, the sense of history was unavoidable.
He ultimately captured 95% of the African-American vote, as well as high numbers of other minorities, young people and women.
Hillary Clinton is now the presumptive Democratic nominee, set to become the first woman to head a major party ticket in U.S. history.
And the buzz, especially among women? It’s hard to sense at this point.
Kathy Dolan, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee who specializes in the role of women in politics, said many young women think their gender should not determine their vote.
Read more at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.