President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Egypt on Tuesday for the first visit by an Iranian leader in more than three decades, marking a historic departure from years of frigid ties between the two regional heavyweights. (Feb. 5)
TruthBeTold: Just like all the other recent "Ground Breaking" Women that have broken through the male-imposed "Glass Ceilings" before Hillary Clinton, sexist males will still often say and do anything just trying to prevent women , based on their gender, from advancing. --Women Granted the Right to Vote in 1920: The 19th Amendment, which grants women the right to vote, was passed. --First Female on the Supreme Court in 1981: Sandra Day O'Connor was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. --First Female Secretary of State in 1997: Madeleine K. Albright became Secretary of State, making her the highest-ranking woman in the U.S. government. --First State to Have Female Governor and Two Female Senators in 2005: Washington became the first state to have three women simultaneously in the roles of governor and state senators. --First Female Speaker of the U.S. House in 2007: Nancy Pelosi was named Speaker of the House, making her the highest-ranking female politician in American History. -- First Female U.S. Military Four-Star Officer: Ann Elizabeth Dunwoody achieves a four-star officer rank, receiving her fourth star on November 14, 2008. --First Female Candidate That Came Very Close to 'Breaking the Glass Ceiling' for Presidential candidates in 2008. After which, Hillary Clinton then had ground-breaking success as our Country's Secretary of State. --First Leading Female Candidate of a Major Party for President of the United States of America in 2016: Hillary Clinton.