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Hillary Clinton voted first female president

October 17, 2022 Shaun Courtney 0

Embed from Getty Images Hillary Clinton has been elected the first woman president of the United States, narrowly defeating Republican Donald J. Trump in what many consider to be the most divisive presidential campaign in U.S. history. Trump led the vote count most of the night, but Clinton managed the win after projections came in early Wednesday morning. Voters turned out Tuesday in response to a  campaign dogged by personal attacks, issues relating to gender race and religion, and an FBI investigation into Clinton’s emails. More than 42 million voters cast early ballots, more than in any other election.  Clinton, 69, a former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State, unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008.  She returns to the White House 16 years after the end of husband President Bill Clinton’s second term in office. The 2016 presidential race began in earnest in March 2015, when Sen. Ted Cruz […]

Donald Trump wins presidency

November 9, 2016 Shaun Courtney 0

Republican Donald J. Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, decisively defeating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in what many consider to be the most divisive presidential campaign in U.S. history.

Missing from the White House: A piece of themselves

November 7, 2016 Shaun Courtney 0

Barack Obama’s historic presidency ends Jan. 20, 2017, and for many Americans the wrap-up of the last eight years of an African American in the Oval Office is emotional. Those citizens say they share a sense of loss, of pride, of disappointment and of uncertainty, as his days in the White House tick down.