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Politics

These Women Had the Best Reactions to Donald Trump on Twitter

As soon as Donald Trump officially announced his 2016 presidential candidacy Tuesday, everyone immediately took to the Internet to voice their opinions. Read More »

Welcome to Instagram, Hillary!

Hillary Clinton joined Instagram Wednesday, immediately attracting thousands of followers to her account.  Read More »

Hillary's Platform Comes Into Focus as Her Campaign Trail Begins

We've been familiar with Hillary Clinton's politics for a while now, but as she embarks on her second campaign trail for President, her official platform is beginning to come into view. While this is only the start, these are a few key points she's made clear:  Read More »

Why the Working Families Policy Discussion Is Important For Everyone

On Wednesday, President Obama met with working mothers and fathers in Charlotte, North Carolina, to discuss the priorities that matter most to their families, Read More »

Behind the Scenes: Hillary Clinton

MAKERS celebrates the life of Hillary Clinton in photos. Read More »

Madeleine Albright Through the Years in Photos

"[It] never ever occurred to me that I could be Secretary of State." Read More »

President Obama Plans Two Executive Orders to Boost Equal Pay for Women

For Equal Pay Day, the day on the year’s calendar that marks the approximate extra time the average American woman would need to earn as much as the average man did in the prior year, President Obama plans to bypass the "do-nothing" Congress to promote equal pay with two new executive actions. Read More »

House Passes a Renewed & Expanded Violence Against Women Act

In 1994, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed into federal law by President Bill Clinton. It was a landmark bill that MAKER Esta Soler heavily influenced: Read More »

New MAKER: Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright was sitting in her bathrobe the day she got the call from President Clinton, asking her to be his Secretary of State. Read More »