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This year, both Republicans and Democrats are paying particular attention to women voters. At 53 percent, female voters make up more than half of the electorate, and could be a significant key to determining who holds the Senate in November.

Republicans have had a long-term problem attracting women voters in general, but this year it might be Democrats who face that problem.

NPR National Politics Correspondent Mara Liasson joins Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the critical role women could play in the 2014 midterm elections, as part of NPR’s series "She Votes."

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This segment aired on May 5, 2014.

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