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Election 2016: America plays Trump card

Front page of today's Spokesman-Review.
Front page of today's Spokesman-Review.

Upending the political establishment and shocking pollsters, an avalanche of disillusioned voters handed the White House to Donald J. Trump and control of both the House and Senate to Republicans.

For the first time in U.S. history, the next president will have no record of service either in the military or in government office.

The New York businessman’s victory swept away years of divided government and opened the door to an ideological shift in the U.S. Supreme Court, where issues including abortion and voting rights hang in the balance.

Democrat Hillary Clinton won three of every four nonwhite voters, but Trump’s victory blew away the possibility she would carry forward the legacy of President Barack Obama/John Webster, SR. More here.

Question: What do you expect now?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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