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Five Public Speaking Takeaways From Hillary Clinton’s Democratic National Convention Speech

Five Public Speaking Takeaways From Hillary Clinton’s Democratic National Convention Speech

Once again, I’m blogging about the takeaways from the presidential nominee’s speech to (in this case) her convention on Thursday night. Beyond the world of politics, what can we learn about public speaking from this excellent example of a public speech, one that – just like Donald Trump’s – was watched by millions of people and […]

Jerry Emmett: Hillary Clinton’s Enthusiastic 102-Year-Old Supporter

Jerry Emmett: Hillary Clinton’s Enthusiastic 102-Year-Old Supporter

Geraldine “Jerry” Emmett was born in 1914, before women had the right to vote. On Tuesday night, the 102-year-old honorary chairwoman of the Arizona Democratic delegation helped cast a ballot to send Hillary Clinton on her way as the first female candidate from a major party in a presidential election. Clinton was formally nominated as […]

If At First You Don’t Succeed: How Hillary Clinton Came Back From The Brink (ANALYSIS)

If At First You Don’t Succeed: How Hillary Clinton Came Back From The Brink (ANALYSIS)

Radiant in white, Hillary Clinton greeted the cheering mob at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, most of whom had waited hours in the wilting June heat to see history made. Inside what used to be a giant greenhouse, fathers held up their daughters to catch a glimpse of the stage where, they fervently hoped, stood the […]

Beating Rivals And The Odds, Trump Captures Republican Nomination

Beating Rivals And The Odds, Trump Captures Republican Nomination

Thirteen months after launching an improbable bid for the White House, Donald Trump captured the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, having vanquished 16 party rivals, warred with much of its establishment and provoked controversy at every turn. His eldest child, Donald Trump Jr., announced the support of New York, their home state, during a […]

Clinton Extends Lead Over Trump To 13 points

Clinton Extends Lead Over Trump To 13 points

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton extended her lead over Republican rival Donald Trump to 13 percentage points in a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday, up from 10 points at the end of last week. The July 8-12 poll showed 46 percent of likely voters supported Clinton, the former secretary of state, while 33 percent […]

Can Elizabeth Warren Unite A Divided Democratic Party To Stop Trump?

Can Elizabeth Warren Unite A Divided Democratic Party To Stop Trump?

With polls warning that Hillary Clinton could lose the presidential election if she does not find a way to unite Bernie Sanders supporters behind her, hopes are turning to another champion of American progressives to heal the wounds of their long Democratic nomination battle. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts senator who rose to prominence fighting Wall […]

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