Women overall now see Hillary Clinton as a strong leader and positive role model, according to a new Times poll. Yet older, married women harbor doubts. And neither men nor women completely trust that she is saying what she believes, the poll found. Still, a majority thought she'd be elected if she won the Democratic nomination.
Clinton's s approval ratings have inched up over the last few months, though her disapproval ratings, at 40%, are higher than those of any other major candidate. The silver lining is that women—who made up 54% of voters in the last presidential election—view her more favorably than men do and tend to agree with her on the issues.