Rep. Marsha Blackburn: 'We Don't Have Enough Women' in GOP

Friday, 31 Jan 2014 06:35 PM

By Bill Hoffmann

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The GOP must strive to bring more women into the Republican Party, Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee says.

"It is important for us to realize we don't have enough women in Congress and we don't have enough conservative women on the national stage," Blackburn told John Bachman, guest host of "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.

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"More people agree with us, it's just they don't know that we are out here, and they don't know where Republicans stand on issues that are just so vitally important to their day-to-day lives.

"Number one issue with women is jobs and the economy. Number two issue with women is healthcare. Their values and their action items line up more with us than with the Democrats on those issues."

Blackburn, who represents the Volunteer State's 7th congressional district, says a benchmark in the party's embrace of women would be "that we carry female voters and carry them in every different breakout group and subgroup."

"We can do that. When you look at the number of women who are concerned about what they make, what their take-home pay is, we're the ones who do the best job of pushing for wages and for salary gains and for creating the type environment where employers are going to have more money to put in those paychecks, not less," she said.

"We want women to earn the maximum and to be able to have every opportunity possible to maximize their income, to have a business and maximize what they earn from that business."

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