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      May 22, 2018

      Tuesday   5:00 PM

      1 Penn Plz # 2406
      Hanover, New Hampshire 03755

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      “A Second Suffrage: How Women Are Remaking American Politics in the Trump Era”"

      Hillary Clinton’s presidential defeat felt like an end for women in politics. In fact, Clinton's loss was just the beginning. Donald Trump’s victory sparked a mass mobilization of women across the country - a kind of second suffrage ready to storm the gates of American democracy. Women are protesting, organizing and running for office in unprecedented numbers.Their political revolution is converging with the cultural moment, the #metoo push for greater parity across American life. These women have the opportunity to transform Congress and shape the future of the Democratic party. But will this new wave of activism translate into real electoral power?

      Lisa Lerer is a national political writer at The Associated Press (AP), where she was a lead reporter covering the 2016 U.S. presidential race and its aftermath. She has reported in Washington for 10 years, covering the White House, elections, Congress and lobbying for the AP, Politico, Businessweek and Bloomberg News. Her work has also been published in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Slate, Fortune and The American Lawyer, where she covered business and legal issues. She appears regularly on PBS’s “Washington Week,” CNN’s “Inside Politics,” Fox News’ “Fox News Sunday,” NPR, and other programs. She has reported from 45 of the 50 U.S. states.

      Categories: Education | University & Alumni | Politics & Activism

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