"This is not just a women's issue," Clinton said. "This is a family issue." Clinton may as well have been speaking about a broad set of economic concerns. Pay discrimination, sick leave, the minimum wage and childcare are all economic issues that may not just affect women, but families more broadly.After a long Democratic primary battle that was heavily tinged with disputes over women's issues, both parties' candidates seem to be making bids for the Clinton supporters through their economic plans.
As I've said before, Obama's plan is largely an adaptation of a larger economic plan for all workers. But what's good for women tends to be good for families and others. In any case, you should go over to RH Reality Check and read the whole thing.