Nancy L. Cohen

historian and author

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Historian and expert on women in American politics; author of Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Woman President

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Early this morning, Donald Trump found himself President-elect of the United States in an upset victory over Hillary Clinton — who he threatened to put in jail if he were elected. In a…

New promises today to bring the nation together

Early this morning, Donald Trump found himself President-elect of the United States in an upset victory over Hillary Clinton — who he threatened to put in jail if he were elected. In a…

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To what started out as a divided convention, President Obama summed up the week's most important message in three words, "Don't boo. Vote."

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To what started out as a divided convention, President Obama summed up the week's most important message in three words, "Don't boo. Vote."

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