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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 11 hours 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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The New Yorker
How Women Changed American PoliticsIn a straw poll taken after Goldwater delivered his speech, 262 out of 293 Fede
How Women Changed American Politics
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
In a straw poll taken after Goldwater delivered his speech, 262 out of 293 Federation delegates chose him. Meanwhile, Margaret Chase Smith was drafted into the race, a liberal alternative. As the historian Ellen Fitzpatrick recounts in a... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Sterling Police 'legend' Ronda Taylor honored for serviceto serve on the department and the first to be named sergeant. In describing T
Sterling Police 'legend' Ronda Taylor honored for service
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
to serve on the department and the first to be named sergeant. In describing Taylor's service, Kerr quoted the late Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine: "My creed is that public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
What not to buy your baby boomer dad, or his dad, for Father’s Dayholiday were repeatedly shot down because of its growing and transparent materi
What not to buy your baby boomer dad, or his dad, for Father’s Day
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
holiday were repeatedly shot down because of its growing and transparent materialism. In 1957, though, Maine’s own Sen. Margaret Chase Smith faulted Congress for its inaction, for ignoring fathers while venerating mothers. At last, in 1966,... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
History was made on June 7history. Women in the United States represent approximately 53 percent of the p
History was made on June 7
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
history. Women in the United States represent approximately 53 percent of the population. The first woman to try was Margaret Chase Smith (R) from Maine. The second woman was Shirley Chisholm (D) from New York. Neither made the ballot because... Read more
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Asian journal
Celebrating Father’s Day: History and facts about fatherhoodwanted to make the holiday official in 1916, its commercial nature stopped Cong
Celebrating Father’s Day: History and facts about fatherhood
Asian journal / Posted 12 days ago
wanted to make the holiday official in 1916, its commercial nature stopped Congress from passing the bill. It wasn’t until Margaret Chase Smith, a senator from Maine, stated that it was unfair to honor mothers and not fathers in 1957. In 1966,... Read more
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Marshall Independent
All about fathersWilson and Coolidge had considered having an official Father's Day in the 1920s
All about fathers
Marshall Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Wilson and Coolidge had considered having an official Father's Day in the 1920s. Enter another woman to help out. Senator Margaret Chase Smith of Maine pushed for the official holiday back in 1957 and finally in 1966, LBJ made an official... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Law enforcement personnel recognized by US attorney for MaineII said that the convictions would not have been possible without law enforceme
Law enforcement personnel recognized by US attorney for Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
II said that the convictions would not have been possible without law enforcement agencies working together. He was at the Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building in the morning honoring personnel involved in two major cases and said he would be in... Read more
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Roll Call
Clinton's Gender, Once a Liability, Now a Plusworkers, migrant labor organizer Dolores Huerta, Democratic and Republican pres
Clinton's Gender, Once a Liability, Now a Plus
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
workers, migrant labor organizer Dolores Huerta, Democratic and Republican presidential candidates Shirley Chisholm and Margaret Chase Smith, and Reagan-appointed Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Women have been engaged not only in... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
What is a voter to do?major party candidate for president and the first woman to run for the Democrat
What is a voter to do?
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
major party candidate for president and the first woman to run for the Democratic party's presidential nomination, in 1972; Margaret Chase Smith; Jill Stein; Cynthia McKinney; Geraldine Ferraro ... even Sarah Palin. (By the way, as far as I can... Read more
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CNN
Hillary Clinton's female forerunnersMargaret Chase Smith, a Republican, in 1964 became the first woman to seek the
Hillary Clinton's female forerunners
CNN / Posted 17 days ago
Margaret Chase Smith, a Republican, in 1964 became the first woman to seek the nomination of a major political party. She lost every primary contest, but won votes in the New Hampshire, Texas, Oregon, Massachusetts and Illinois. She lost the GOP... Read more
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The Advocate
Rachel Maddow on When a Woman Presidential Candidate Was a Jokehave beaten the U.S. when it comes to electing a woman leader. Maddow showed h
Rachel Maddow on When a Woman Presidential Candidate Was a Joke
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
have beaten the U.S. when it comes to electing a woman leader. Maddow showed historical clips reporting on Maine Sen. Margaret Chase Smith’s run for the Republican presidential nomination in 1964, which made her the first woman to seek a major... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Hillary Clinton's female forerunnersEqual Right's party ticket in 1884 and 1888. She eventually became the first wo
Hillary Clinton's female forerunners
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
Equal Right's party ticket in 1884 and 1888. She eventually became the first woman to practice before the Supreme Court. Margaret Chase Smith, a Republican, in 1964 became the first woman to seek the nomination of a major political party. She... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Look back at the women who have run for presidenthistory.” Hillary Clinton found her political inspiration as a young girl, aft
Look back at the women who have run for president
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
history.” Hillary Clinton found her political inspiration as a young girl, after she says she read about Congresswoman Margaret Chase Smith in life magazine. Smith went on to be the first woman to run for president on a major party ticket. It... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'I cannot vote, but I can be voted for': the women who ran before Hillary Clintonfor.” Lockwood was the first woman admitted to the bar for the US supreme cour
'I cannot vote, but I can be voted for': the women who ran before Hillary Clinton
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 days ago
for.” Lockwood was the first woman admitted to the bar for the US supreme court and the first to argue a case there. Margaret Chase Smith, 1964, a Republican from Maine who served in Congress for 34 years, was the first woman to run for a... Read more
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Breitbart
Hillary Clinton Seizes Feminist Mantle For Presidential Campaignthe first African-American woman to be elected to Congress, Patsy Mink — the fi
Hillary Clinton Seizes Feminist Mantle For Presidential Campaign
Breitbart / Posted 19 days ago
the first African-American woman to be elected to Congress, Patsy Mink — the first Asian-American elected to Congress, and Margaret Chase Smith — a Republican woman who ran for president in the 1960s. The video also features Sandra Day O’Connor,... 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 19 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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Fortune
Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of the 28 Female Presidential Candidates Who Came Before Herwas born before America saw the first credible female candidate for President.
Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of the 28 Female Presidential Candidates Who Came Before Her
Fortune / Posted 20 days ago
was born before America saw the first credible female candidate for President. That happened in 1964 when Maine Senator Margaret Chase Smith ran for the GOP nomination. Smith, who served in the Senate from 1940 to 1973, was the first woman to... Read more
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CNN
Hillary Clinton makes and inherits historyon a losing candidate. Their calculus made it impossible for some of their part
Hillary Clinton makes and inherits history
CNN / Posted 20 days ago
on a losing candidate. Their calculus made it impossible for some of their party's most talented women politicians -- Sen. Margaret Chase Smith,the first woman to serve in both the House of Representatives and the Senate and a lauded opponent of... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Clinton makes and inherits historyon a losing candidate. Their calculus made it impossible for some of their part
Clinton makes and inherits history
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 20 days ago
on a losing candidate. Their calculus made it impossible for some of their party's most talented women politicians -- Sen. Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman to serve in both the House of Representatives and the Senate and a lauded opponent of... Read more
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CBS News
Famous political firsts by American womenof Congress to vote against the declaration of war against Japan after the atta
Famous political firsts by American women
CBS News / Posted 20 days ago
of Congress to vote against the declaration of war against Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Eleanor Roosevelt and Margaret Chase Smith appear as the first ever women panelists on "Face the Nation" First woman to be elected to the House... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Lawmaker to talk at UMaine about ‘swimming upstream’ as woman in politicsNational Education for Women program, designed to encourage women to run for pu
Lawmaker to talk at UMaine about ‘swimming upstream’ as woman in politics
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
National Education for Women program, designed to encourage women to run for public office. It is offered through the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and will run Thursday through Tuesday. “I want to be really honest about what I went... Read more
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New York Magazine
Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Was Never Going to Be Easy. But Did It Have to Get This Hard?girl, running home from her suburban Chicago primary school on Fridays to read
Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Was Never Going to Be Easy. But Did It Have to Get This Hard?
New York Magazine / Posted 28 days ago
girl, running home from her suburban Chicago primary school on Fridays to read Life magazine, which is where she discovered Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman elected to both houses of Congress, and was “just amazed that this woman did this.” By... Read more
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