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Politics And Diversity Take Center Stage At 2017 Emmys

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Ann Dowd, from left, winner of outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, Elisabeth Moss, winner of outstanding lead actress in a drama series, and Alexis Bledel, winner of outstanding guest actress in a drama for "The Handmaid's Tale" pose in the

Ann Dowd, from left, winner of outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, Elisabeth Moss, winner of outstanding lead actress in a drama series, and Alexis Bledel, winner of outstanding guest actress in a drama for "The Handmaid's Tale" pose in the press room at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

The biggest winners at last night’s Emmy Awards were Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” and HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” both shows with strong female leads. It was also a big night for people of color, and politics were front and center throughout the evening.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) about the most memorable moments, from a surprise Sean Spicer appearance to a “9 to 5” reunion to historic wins for African and Asian Americans.

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