Op-Ed Contributor: Why America Needs a Female President

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I hope my children grow up thinking it’s normal to have a woman lead the country.
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Human Rights Watch said in a statement the "rush" to kill the men "smacks of militia rule, not the rule of law".
An economist by training, Papademos was Bank of Greece governor from 1994 to 2002, and European Central Bank governor vice president from 2002 to 2010.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is assuring investors that Congress will meet a new deadline to increase the government’s borrowing cap and avert an economy-quaking default on U.S.
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