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The key moments of the 2016 campaign, as they happened, in this collection of columns by Susan Shelley: "How Trump Won."

"How Trump Won": Key moments of the 2016 campaign, captured in columns by Susan Shelley




Columnist Susan Shelley...

Photo of Susan Shelley, columnist for the Southern California News Group...writes twice-weekly opinion columns for the Southern California News Group, eleven newspapers and their digital editions including the Los Angeles Daily News and the Orange County Register. She's a frequent guest on radio and TV news/talk shows and speaks often to groups and organizations about California politics and policy.


"I said at the beginning I was going to make them do this in full view of the public. They're doing it, and I'm making it fully public."

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Susan Shelley is a columnist and a member of the editorial board of the Southern California News Group, eleven daily newspapers including the Orange County Register and the Los Angeles Daily News. She writes on national, state and local issues with a blend of deep research and clear thinking that has inspired an army of fans across Southern California.

Susan also serves as president of Valley VOTE, a nonpartisan civic organization in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, and she is Vice President, Communications, of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.