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Chapter 15 describes Election Day and Hillary’s initial reaction to her loss. She states that she has never liked Election Days; she finds it nerve-wracking to be powerless to change the results at that point. Clinton and her staff were convinced that she would win mostly because their latest polls were promising. Hillary and speech writers had written a victory speech emphasizing the need to come together as a country, while noting her historic status as the first woman President. It also included a reference to her mother, whom Clinton saw as an inspiration throughout her life. Hillary planned to deliver the speech under a glass ceiling, a reference to the metaphorical barrier holding women back from equality. As very early results indicated trouble, the exhausted Clinton took a nap, hoping that things would improve by the time she awoke a few hours...

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