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According to Reuters, hundreds of protesters occupied a US Senate office building. As part of a planned march throughout the US capital, the protesters chanted slogans decrying the Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy on immigration. Most of the protesters who occupied the Hart Senate Office Building were women dressed in white. The Women's March movement planned the protest ahead of demonstrations scheduled for the weekend. The group in Washington D.C. included about 500 protesters.

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