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Researchers at Fairleigh Dickinson University found that a husband's political views are impacted when his wife makes more than him. Republican men became less supportive of abortion rights the further they fell behind spouses in earnings, while Democratic men became more supportive of abortion rights.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Curt Nickisch (@CurtNickisch) of Harvard Business Review about the research.

This segment aired on April 27, 2017.


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