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Counselor to President, Kellyanne Conway, prepares to appear on the Sunday morning show Meet The Press, from the north lawn at the White House, January 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.  Conway discussed President Trump's recent visit to the CIA and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's first statement.

Dear Team Trump: 'alternative facts' are lies

By Dean Obeidallah
Donald Trump's White House counselor Kellyanne Conway coined a new term Sunday morning when she stated that White House Press secretary Sean Spicer was not lying about the size of the crowd at Trump's inauguration. Instead, Conway claimed, Spicer simply told us "alternative facts."
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Trump won't change but marchers can change the world

By Mel Robbins
The reason why I joined an estimated 125,000 men, women and children in Boston at the Women's March is simple. I don't agree with a President who "tweets" us like crap. And by "us," I mean all of us.
LANGLEY, VA - JANUARY 21: US President Donald Trump speaks at the CIA headquarters on January 21, 2017 in Langley, Virginia .  Trump spoke with about 300 people in his first official visit with a government agaency.  (Photo by Olivier Doulier - Pool/Getty Images)

Trump's Hundred Days clock is ticking

By Julian Zelizer
Julian Zelizer says the Hundred Days construct is artificial, but it will be a lens through which many will judge the effectiveness of President Trump
A large crowd walks down Pennsylvania Avenue, three and a half hours after the start of the Women's March on Washington in Washington, D.C., on January 21, 2017. Credit: Mark Kauzlarich for CNN

Can women's march make magic moment into a movement?

By David Gergen and Martha Pease
It was certainly a magic moment -- hundreds of thousands of women pouring hour after hour into the Mall in Washington, joined in protest by women in dozens of American cities and even in a half dozen or more big cities overseas. All told, reported the Washington Post, millions marched to champion their rights and those of others, one of the biggest crowds in recent years.
Demonstrators protest on the National Mall in Washington, DC, for the Women's march on January 21, 2017.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters spearheaded by women's rights groups demonstrated across the US to send a defiant message to US President Donald Trump. / AFP / Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS        (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Women, this is our rallying cry

By Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
The Women's March on Washington started as a trickle, then turned into a wave and then grew into a tsunami. Here's where it started: On Election Night, thousands of Hillary Clinton supporters at the Javits Center in New York stood cheering, buoyed by the polls, even before the final vote tallies came in.
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Donald Trump's battle cry

By David Gergen, CNN Senior Political Analyst
His supporters will cheer his tough inaugural address, but it was no call to unity, and left opponents--and likely governments around the world--rattled by its dark vision, says David Gergen.
Women rally at Capitol Hill as they make their voices heard on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington. Organizers of the Women's March on Washington expect more than 200,000 people to attend the gathering. Other protests are expected in other U.S. cities. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Dad: Why I'm marching with my daughter

By James Kindall
I'm no joiner, but Trump's behavior has awakened me to how much i care that my daughters can live in a world where a woman controls her own body and future, writes James Kindall.
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Trump's inauguration: How'd he do?

President Donald Trump was sworn in Friday. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the 45th president's inauguration. The opinions expressed in these commentaries are solely those of the authors.

How to stay safe at the Women's March

By Juliette Kayyem, CNN National Security Analyst
Juliette Kayyem: There are basic preparations participants can take for a passionate, meaningful protest.
US President-elect Donald Trump's wife holds a Bible as Trump is sworn in as President on January 20, 2017 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. / AFP / Mark RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Why legitimacy is what Donald Trump needs most

By Cedric L. Alexander
Just like law enforcement officers, a president earns legitimacy by showing himself to be a leader and advocate for all the people all the time, says Cedric L. Alexander.
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What's the state of sisterhood in the time of Trump?

By Carol Costello
The state of women in the time of Trump is ... fraught. I can't take credit for that insanely perfect word to describe this precarious time -- that goes to feminist writer and critic Roxane Gay.
Selma, Alabama, 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Secretary Perez Crossing the Edmund Parrish Bridge with thousands of other participants in the Selma 50th celebration

Dear Mr. President: We're going to fight back

By Tom Perez
Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez -- child of immigrants and a former civil rights attorney -- has a message for President Trump: unlike you, we're going to keep our promises.

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