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#ResistanceInPhilly Rocks Republican Congressional Retreat

Thousands of protesters descended on a GOP retreat in Philadelphia featuring Donald Trump, Mike Pence and other Republican leaders. Herewith, some photos and videos from the action. 

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Pu**y Grabs Back Protests Spread Nationwide

The grassroots day of action says #GOPHandsOffMe ahead of the final presidential debate.

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#GOPHandsOffMe Protest Co-Organizer: 'This is Just the Beginning'

We spoke to co-organizer Jodeen Olguín-Tayler about why it was important to bring together a multiracial group of women—including sexual assault survivors—to protest the Republican presidential nominee.

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Read Full Text of Clinton's Speech on Trump and GOP's 'Racist Ideology'

“Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. He is taking hate groups mainstream, and helping a radical fringe take over the Republican Party. His disregard for the values that make our country great is profoundly dangerous.”

WATCH: Samantha Bee on Trump, Racism and the GOP

The late-night host says Trump is an exemplar of his party, not an exception.

Latino Celebs to GOP: 'There's No Coming Back From This'

Dolores Huerta, George Lopez, America Ferrera and more penned an open letter decrying xenophobic and divisive rhetoric from this year’s Republican presidential hopefuls.

Mass. Mayor to Bobby Jindal: 'Come and Get Me'

The mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts, went after GOP candidate Jindal over the comments he made saying that mayors of sanctuary cities should be imprisoned., Kerry Washington for the Win, Spring's Getting Shorter

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Why the GOP's Black Voter Outreach Won't Stick

Don’t they remember birtherism? The Voting Rights Act?

Why Is the GOP Honoring the Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act?

Wednesday was the 70th anniversary of the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act.

No One's On the Job for the Jobs Report

The inability to communicate the health of our economy is the latest example of the real world impact of the government shutdown.

Nevada GOP Leader: 'Minorities Will Not Turn Out' to Vote in 2014

Nevada GOP leader also doesn’t like that the Democratic Party has such a diverse tent of followers.

Juan Williams' Son To Run GOP Outreach To African Americans

A significant part of the Republican Party’s future rests on the shoulders of Raffi Williams, the 24-year-old son of Fox News’ Juan Williams.

Rubio to Deliver 'Estado de la Unión' Rebuttal in English and Spanish

On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the President’s State of the Union address.

Rubio, who is Cuban-American, will be delivered the rebuttal in both English and Spanish, according to a press release sent out by McConnell’s office.

Leaked Memo Urges GOP to Say 'Undocumented Immigrants'

The leaked memo also urged members of the GOP to stop using the words ‘illegals,’ ‘aliens’ and the term ‘anchor baby.’

Colin Powell on GOP: 'They Sort of Look Down on Minorities'

“The Republican party needs to take a very hard look at itself and understand that the country has changed,” Powell said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Post-Election, State GOP Leaders Still Push Drug Testing the Poor

The wave of laws that have swept the country since 2010 has clearly not crested, despite court challenges and evidence that drug testing dramatically increases costs.

Rep. Gutierrez Introduces Republicans On House Floor to 'America's Latinos' [Video]

“I would like the Republican Party to meet America’s Latinos,” he said.

Awkward Moments with Mitt Romney: That One Time He Asked a Group of Black Teens 'Who Let The Dogs Out?'

It was at a 2008 Martin Luther King Day parade in Jacksonville, Florida that Mitt Romney made the ill-considered decision to chant the lyrics to the Baha Men’s song.

Everyone Wants to Know if Mitt Romney Sported Brownface for Univision

Everyone is asking if Mitt Romney donned brownface for his television appearance on Univision.