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American Democracy Is in Crisis

Our democratic institutions and traditions are under siege. We need to do everything we can to fight back.

Hillary Clinton
Sep 19, 2018 · 11 min read
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It’s been nearly two years since Donald Trump won enough Electoral College votes to become president of the United States. On the day after, in my concession speech, I said, “We owe him an open mind and the chance to lead.” I hoped…

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