Politics Jul 28

President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greet supporters before a campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina on July 5. Secret Service agents intercepted two packages with "possible explosive devices" that were addressed to Clinton and Obama. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
Column: A first female president? Notable but not unexpected

As America’s first African-American president finishes his second term, his historic presidency could be followed by another one -- that of our first female president. There are regular references to Hillary Clinton’s gender on the campaign trail, but has the…