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Tammy Duckworth Town Hall: 4/23/17

The ReSisterhood had the privilege yesterday of attending Senator Tammy Duckworth’s town hall meeting in Bloomington. Duckworth is the first Thai-American to serve in the United States Senate and one of three newly elected female senators of color, having defeated incumbent Mark Kirk by a 15 percentage points on November 8, 2016. 726 more words

Pelosi: Fire Sean Spicer Over Holocaust Statements

I think she’s the one who needs fired. What a nut! House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling on President Donald Trump to fire his press secretary Sean Spicer for remarks he made Tuesday that suggested Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons during World War II. 605 more words

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Women in History: Geraldine Ferraro

When I was a teen girl, Geraldine Ferraro showed me that I could be a leader in our government. She was an attorney, a member of the U.S. 118 more words

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Taiwan: US relations won't be harmed by Trump, Chinese president meeting

Thursday Taiwan said that it is confident its relations with the U.S. won’t be harmed when President Donald Trump holds his first summit with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week, citing assurances from the U.S. 428 more words

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Theresa May's Snap Election Could Cause Another Glass Ceiling to Shatter

In announcing a snap election for June 8 on Tuesday, Prime Minister Theresa May looked to shore up her own position as prime minister. Opinion polls indicate her Conservative Party enjoys a comfortable 20-point lead over the Labour Party, its biggest rival, meaning an election could result in a landslide victory that would strengthen her “Hard Brexit” mandate. 569 more words

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Trump and Teens, Politics in Vogue

by Charlotte Walker

In early December 2016, Lauren Duca’s article, arguing that Donald Trump is ‘gas lighting’ America was published on the Teen Vogue website. Duca’s article notes the treacherous times to come regarding America’s President Elect and his manipulative methods that led to his electoral victory and position as one of, if not the most powerful person in the world. 662 more words

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Women in Politics (Week 12)

As of  2015, 104 women, 76 of which are democrat and 28 republican, hold seats in the United States Congress. There are 535 seats available, meaning that women make up 19.4% of the Congress as a whole 535 members; 20% in the Senate, 19.3% House of Representatives. 804 more words

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