The Trouble With Reno

She wants to battle Jeb Bush to be Governor. Why aren't more Florida Democrats dancing?

It's Women's Equality Day, a sweltering Sunday afternoon at a Unitarian church in Boca Raton. You can tell it is Janet Reno's turf by the way the National Organization for Women crowd hangs on every word of the first female U.S. Attorney General. Whoever the first female U.S. President is, Reno says, she will listen more closely to "all Americans, like the single mother who feels alone and frustrated." But then Reno says something that leaves the N.O.W. women, dressed in suffragist purple, looking puzzled. She talks about "the young white man who wants to be an FBI agent but feels...

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