Jamila Michener

Associate professor of government, Cornell University

Associate professor of government at Cornell University. Her latest book is titled Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism and Unequal Politics

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President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

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President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

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