Dr. Laura Skandera Trombley

President, Educator, and Mark Twain Scholar

Tag: Hillary Clinton

Give Credit Where it’s Due

When Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszú captured the gold (and a World Record) in the Women’s 400m Freestyle, audiences expected NBC’s production and commentators to lavish her with praise. This wasn’t an unreasonable expectation either. After a championship series or impressive athletic performance, reporters and analysts heap praise upon the victor. But not for Hosszú. Instead […]

Hillary Clinches the Democratic Nomination

In a historical moment, Hillary Clinton has now obtained the Democratic Nomination for the 2016 election, making her the first woman to gain the nomination for a major political party. On the night of Monday, June 6th Clinton obtained enough superdelegates to get the nomination, making her the presumptive presidential nominee. Having surpassed the 2,383 […]

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