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From the Women’s Marchers to Shirley Chisholm, they all persisted
On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used a rare Senate rule to stop Sen. Elizabeth Warren from reading a letter by Coretta Scott King to oppose the nomination of Jeff Sessions to attorney general. McConnell said Warren was warned, but "nevertheless, she persisted."
Within hours, that phrase became a feminist rallying cry, applicable to any situation in which women have been essentially told to sit down and shut up.