Barbie Unveils President And Vice President Dolls

Barbie gets an election makeover.

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

As Hillary Clinton makes her bid as the first female president, another woman is making history too. Barbie is getting an election makeover with two new presidential dolls.

Mattel releases the president and vice president Barbie dolls. The iconic doll has run for the White House in the past but this is the first time that she's running with a female running mate. #GirlPower. According to the company press release, the dolls are available in a variety of hair colors, skin tones and face shapes and are sold in packs of two.

"The President and Vice President dolls continue our efforts to expose girls to inspiring careers that are underrepresented by women," General Manager and Senior Vice President of Barbie, Lisa McKnight says. "We see this doll set as a timely and topical platform to further the conversation around female leadership."

The release of President and Vice President Barbie is in partnership with the non-profit She Should Run. The dolls are available for $24.99 online and will be in stores nationwide.



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