Why Clinton is seeking the ‘disability vote’

At a campaign event in Orlando, Fla., on Wednesday, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivered a speech pointedly aimed at people with disabilities and their families, a group frequently forgotten during election season.

As Mrs. Clinton’s lead in the polls narrows, the appeal to a minority group that includes all demographics and political affiliations stands to greatly benefit her campaign, and maybe even draw some right-leaning veterans away from her Republican opponent, Donald Trump, say some observers.

In her speech, Clinton referred to people with disabilities as “a group of Americans who are, too often, invisible, overlooked and undervalued — who have so much to offer, but are given far too few chances to prove it. That’s been true for a long time, and we have to change it.” READ MORE.