2016 Election reaction: What can we do with such a divided country?

President-elect Donald Trump
President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally.
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Several guests joined the show to talk about the surprising result, president-elect Donald Trump, and what we can anticipate moving forward.

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Catherine Rampell, an opinion columnist at the Washington Post.

Erica Bernal Martinez, the deputy executive director of NALEO, the National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials.

Vann Newkirk, a writer for The Atlantic.

Christopher Nichols, professor and the director of the Citizenship & Crisis Project at Oregon State University.

Mary Kate Cary, a Republican strategist.

Philip Chen, a postdoctoral fellow in the Political Science Department at the University of Calgary.

Jason Johnson, politics editor at The Root.

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