Vanessa Williamson

Brookings Institution

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Vanessa Williamson is a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and the co-author of The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism.

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Secretary Nielsen resigns, starting a string of departures at DHS

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Secretary Nielsen resigns, starting a string of departures at DHS

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