The disruptive lunacy of the American president has amplified the appeal of anyone who doesn’t look, sound, and act like him. That’s excellent news for women.
Women who’ve expressed an interest in running for president as a Democrat include, from left: California Senator Kamala Harris, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii. Photographs courtesy of the U.S. Congress
Whether it’s happening because so many of the most powerful men in the world have careened beyond reliable competence into an uncharted realm of chaos and corruption or because it would have happened anyway, women are redefining power.
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On top of $301.8-billion in planned spending in the 2019-10 main estimates—combining $299.6-billion in budgetary spending and $2.2-billion in non-budgetary expenses—is another $51.2-billion in statutory expenses.
‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it:’ Tory House leader Candice Bergen.