By Bryce Covert
Women in the U.S. currently make about 79 cents to a man’s dollar , which means that even in 2016, women are still treated as economically inferior to men in the workplace. Although there is a gender wage gap in every state , some states are worse than others, like Louisiana, where women earn just 65 percent of men’s earnings. The worst part? It could take as long as 118 years for the wage gap to close between men and women. Our next president could make significant strides in closing the wage gap sooner, but not all of the remaining candidates have spoken about how they would address this issue. Here’s exactly what the presidential candidates think about equal pay.