Last month, Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party in history. Debbie Walsh of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University reflects on both Clinton’s accomplishment and the women who preceded her.
Stephen Hess of the Brookings Institution has a new book about famous political families. It’s called “America’s Political Dynasties: From Adams to Clinton,” and it goes through not only the Roosevelts and the Kennedys and the Tafts, but also many families we have long since forgotten. Steve dropped by to share some of his favorite stories.
The Sacramento Bee’s Jack Ohman, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, suggests that being on the Political Junkie program may be an even bigger thrill.
And Dylan Byers, CNN’s media reporter talks about the complicated relationship between Donald Trump and the press.
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