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Experts weigh in on whether 2016 is the year for the first female president




Hillary Clinton announced her run for the president in a highly produced campaign video.
Hillary Clinton announced her run for the president in a highly produced campaign video.
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives on the West Coast today. She'll swing through the state for a series of fundraisers for her campaign.

The former Secretary of State and First Lady of the United States is no stranger to the White House or the wheelings and dealings inside the beltway. 

That said, there are already mutterings about what a female president could mean for women in politics, not unlike the questions raised around what President Obama could do for black Americans back in 2008.

Ange-Marie Hancock, Associate Professor of Political Science and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California, and Lori Cox Han, Professor of Political Science at Chapman University and author of the forthcoming book "In It to Win It: Electing Madam President" join Take Two to discuss.

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Hillary Clinton would arrive in California on Thursday (May 7). KPCC regrets the error.