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Nina Easton


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Past articles by Nina:

What Nancy Pelosi’s Shutdown Win Says About Women’s Relationship to Power

In outmaneuvering President Trump on the government shutdown, Nancy Pelosi owned her power in a way few feel comfortable doing. → Read More

Republican Congressman ‘refuses to be blackmailed’ by GOP hardliners

In the House, two-thirds of Republican lawmakers have been elected since 2010. In the Senate, the average age has dropped by 17 years. That makes Oklahoma Republican Tom Cole—a 12-year House vete... → Read More

Pope Francis to Congress: Give (political) peace a chance

Pope Francis hasn’t minced words about his views on free-markets—a.k.a. a “survival of the fittest” economic system that “kills.” American-style capitalism may be a messy and flawed bea... → Read More

Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m a real person!’

It’s been almost four years since Hillary Clinton agreed to come on a Sunday talk show, and here’s the most memorable line from her Face the Nation appearance this morning: “I am a real perso... → Read More

Can Republicans take down Donald Trump in tonight’s debate? Candidates, beware.

As Trump’s many foes are learning, it’s a mission fraught with danger—usually leaving the assailant a bloody mess and The Donald licking his restless chops. → Read More

American businesses are growing wary of China—with good reason

Last spring, five women in China were arrested for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” because they planned a sticker campaign on buses and subways to call attention to groping and... → Read More

These women paved the way for the first female Army Rangers

Two West Point graduates—one an Apache helicopter pilot, the other a military police officer—have now made history as the first female graduates of the elite U.S. Army Ranger School. Yet their ... → Read More

The history of Donald Trump’s insults to women

Trump's misogynistic shots at Fox News host Megyn Kelly are just the tip of the iceberg. Here, a look at his long, dark history of offensive comments about women. → Read More

Carly Fiorina won the early GOP debate—at least according to Google Trends

Halfway through tonight’s “losers” GOP presidential debate—that is, the 5 p.m. ET pre-show for those who didn’t make the top cut—America’s favorite political numbers guy, Nate Silver,... → Read More

Why the Eurozone was always doomed to fail

The monetary union was flawed from the start—and now Europe has "its foot on the accelerator and is running out of road," says Heather Conley, of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. → Read More

What the Iran nuclear deal actually means

Sharon Squassoni, director of the Proliferation Prevention Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, parses the pros and cons of the historic deal. → Read More

Most Powerful Women in London explain how to succeed

“Fear of what other people will think is the most paralyzing dynamic in business and in life. You will never own the future if you care about what other people think,” said entrepreneur Cindy G... → Read More

Meet the political operative trying to make Hillary Clinton popular

Kristina Schake -- described by her sister as a "ruthless political operative" -- help transform Michelle Obama's image. Can she do the same for Hillary? → Read More

The loyal — and discreet — political operative behind Hillary Clinton

Jennifer Palmier is known for keeping a low profile even while she manages high-profile presidential campaigns. Now, she is Hillary Clinton's communications director. → Read More

Meet the woman who’s guiding Hillary Clinton’s stance on police reforms

With many of the power players from Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential run are sitting this one out, the big question is: Who’s in? What follows is the latest installment of a Fortune series l... → Read More

Meet the wonk shaping Hillary Clinton’s plans for the country

With many of the power players from Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential run are sitting this one out, the big question is: Who’s in? What follows is the latest installment of a Fortune series l... → Read More

Meet the woman behind Hillary Clinton’s Twitter account

Katie Dowd is the campaign's digital director, in charge of putting the swagger in Clinton's Twitter--not to mention Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr and all the rest. → Read More

Meet the ex-Googler making Hillary Clinton more tech-savvy

Stephanie Hannon, Hillary Clinton's chief technology officer, is the first ever woman to hold that title in a presidential campaign. And did we mention she swims with sharks? → Read More

Revealed: Big players on stage at Most Powerful Women London

What happens when some of Europe’s most fascinating and provocative women leaders gather in the same room to swap ideas, insights and roadmaps to life at the top? You’ll find out June 15-16 at ... → Read More

Meet Hillary Clinton’s staff basketball star—and consumate Senate insider

After becoming the first Latina Senate chief of staff, Amanda Renteria is ready to help create another “first” as Clinton’s national political director. → Read More