Hillary Clinton Makes History, Claims Major Party Nomination

Saint Louis, MO, USA - March 12, 2016: Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton campaigns at Carpenters Training Center in St. Louis.

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.