Why Elizabeth Warren’s Super Tuesday Loss Is Personal

Signs at the Warren office in Jamaica Plain, MA (Jill Gallagher)

I didn’t realize how much a woman in the White House would mean to me until November 9, 2016, when I woke up to the devastating news that Hillary Clinton had lost the presidential race to Donald Trump. Like many other Democrats, I took Hillary’s win for granted, thinking her victory was all but guaranteed. I still had so much to learn about politics and how this country really works.