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This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the progress of the #MeToo Movement, the Warner Bros. Scandal, and the Suffragists final battle for the right to vote in Tennessee.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Representative for the District of Columbia, Eleanor Holmes Norton; Megan Beyer, Wilson Center, Women In Public Service; Commentary writer for the Washington Examiner, Tiana Lowe; and Republican Strategist, Rina Shah.
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