Entries Tagged as 'Washington'

Women Who Made the Way Before Hillary

July 29th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Beyond Gotham

“We the people” finally became much more of a reality for women when Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States yesterday. She is the first woman to secure a major party nomination in the Presidential election. To say that this moment has been a long time coming is understatement. […]

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Obama and Thoughts at the National Mall

January 20th, 2009 · 14 Comments · Beyond Gotham

On the November night that the United States elected Barack Obama as its new President, NBC News anchorman Brian Williams called it “a seismic shift in American politics.” Yes, it is. Yet seismic shifts are, ultimately, created by many forces and actions that culminate in a particular moment. This seemed particularly poignant while walking along […]

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