The year 2017 is now in the books. And if 2016 was an unprecedented year in American electoral history, 2017 was definitely an unprecedented year in American governmental history.
Much of the reason for that, as in 2016, was one man: Donald Trump. But plenty of new ground was broken in other arenas, as well. Below I run through the year that was by naming some winners and losers.
Oh, and HAPPY NEW YEAR.
The year 2016 was supposed to be the big breakthrough for women in politics. Then Hillary Clinton lost. But 2017 has brought significant progress on several fronts. It began with the record-setting Women's March on Washington...