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- political activity or movements based on or catering to the cultural, ethnic, gender, racial, religious, or social interests that characterize a group identity.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for identity politics
In the identity-politics battle for Jewish voters, Fiorina has an uphill fight.
Among conservatives, the emerging consensus is that Sotomayor is an identity-politics pick.