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Op-Ed News
Hillary Clinton Just Made HistoryClinton's securing of a major-party nomination on Tuesday night was unprecedent
Hillary Clinton Just Made History
Op-Ed News / Posted 53 minutes ago
Clinton's securing of a major-party nomination on Tuesday night was unprecedented. Others had tried. Maine Senator Margaret Chase Smith was nominated at the 1964 Republican National Convention, and received 27 delegate votes. New York... Read more
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Roll Call
Trivia Tuesday: DNC Convention Editionat a national convention? A) Pat Schroeder, 1992 DNC B) Shirley Chisholm, 197
Trivia Tuesday: DNC Convention Edition
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
at a national convention? A) Pat Schroeder, 1992 DNC B) Shirley Chisholm, 1972 DNC C) Ellen McCormack, 1976 DNC D) Margaret Chase Smith, 1964 RNC Email your answer to HOH@rollcall.com and the first correct answer will get a shout... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
NH, others excel at electing womenis also 29 percent female, there has never been a female governor, though women
NH, others excel at electing women
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted yesterday
is also 29 percent female, there has never been a female governor, though women have long served in Congress. Republican Margaret Chase Smith served in the U.S. House, filling her husband's seat after he died, from 1939-49. She then served 24... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
How northern New England compares in electing womenthe U.S. remain significantly underrepresented at all levels of elected office.
How northern New England compares in electing women
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
the U.S. remain significantly underrepresented at all levels of elected office. In northern New England, Maine Republican Margaret Chase Smith spent more time in the U.S. Senate than any other Republican woman. While Vermont has not sent any... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
How northern New England compares in electing womenthe U.S. remain significantly underrepresented at all levels of elected office.
How northern New England compares in electing women
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
the U.S. remain significantly underrepresented at all levels of elected office. In northern New England, Maine Republican Margaret Chase Smith spent more time in the U.S. Senate than any other Republican woman. While Vermont has not sent any... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
How northern New England compares in electing womenthe U.S. remain significantly underrepresented at all levels of elected office.
How northern New England compares in electing women
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
the U.S. remain significantly underrepresented at all levels of elected office. In northern New England, Maine Republican Margaret Chase Smith spent more time in the U.S. Senate than any other Republican woman. While Vermont has not sent any... Read more
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NJ.com
DNC 2016: Why did it take so long for a major party to nominate a woman for president?the political sphere." Many women in politics got their start through their hu
DNC 2016: Why did it take so long for a major party to nominate a woman for president?
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
the political sphere." Many women in politics got their start through their husbands or families. Republican U.S. Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine, who in 1964 became the first woman presented as a presidential nominee at a major's party... Read more
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Roll Call
Hillary Clinton and the Dream No Longer Deferredleadership and power." At that moment (May 31, 1969), there was exactly one wo
Hillary Clinton and the Dream No Longer Deferred
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
leadership and power." At that moment (May 31, 1969), there was exactly one woman in the United States Senate, Republican Margaret Chase Smith of Maine. So not only had Hillary Rodham's generation — the first baby boomers — not yet achieved... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Portrait of late Judge Morton Brody unveiled in Augustaage of 66 while serving as a federal judge for a decade. A portrait of Brody h
Portrait of late Judge Morton Brody unveiled in Augusta
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
age of 66 while serving as a federal judge for a decade. A portrait of Brody has hung in the third-floor courtroom of the Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building in Bangor since six months after his death. Marden felt that because Brody spent much... Read more
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Roll Call
Maine’s Janet Mills is a Worthy Foil for GovernorIn high school, Janet T. Mills memorized a speech by Sen. Margaret Chase Smith
Maine’s Janet Mills is a Worthy Foil for Governor
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
In high school, Janet T. Mills memorized a speech by Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine denouncing McCarthyism. Half a century later, the words have not left that state’s first woman attorney general. “Constructive criticism is not only to be... Read more
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The Morning Call
Nichola Gutgold: 2016 presidential campaign one for the history booksMargaret Chase Smith, Shirley Chisholm, Carol Moseley Braun, Elizabeth Dole, Mi
Nichola Gutgold: 2016 presidential campaign one for the history books
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
Margaret Chase Smith, Shirley Chisholm, Carol Moseley Braun, Elizabeth Dole, Michele Bachmann. What do they have in common? It might make a good Jeopardy question, because surprisingly, few people know that all of these women — and many more — have... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, June 28chief to retire. Such a shame. Otherwise attractive young women covering their
The Buzz, June 28
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
chief to retire. Such a shame. Otherwise attractive young women covering their bodies with tattoos and piercings. 1963, Margaret Chase Smith re: Barry Goldwater: "I don't want to see the Republican Party ride to political victory on the Four... Read more

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