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Women march across US against Donald Trump administration

The coordinated rallies in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and about 250 other cities featured speakers who blasted Trump for policies that many said hurt women and urged voters to turn out for congressional elections in November.

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On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the US and around the world Saturday, January 18, 2018, denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. See here are protesters in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, center, Rep. Susan Davis, D-California, background center right, and Representative Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, right, participate in the Women's March walk to the White House in Washington, Saturday, January 20. (AP Photo)

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Actress Eva Longoria, center, speaks as she is joined by Natalie Portman, left, and Constance Wu at a Women's March, Saturday, January 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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Women's March demonstrators hold signs as they walk past the White House in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo)

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Supporters of Donald Trump were present in the crowd as well, defending the President. Here, a Trump supporter argues with others at a rally before a women's march, Saturday, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo)

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Actress Lupita Nyong'o introduces California Attorney General Xavier Becerra at a Women's March, Saturday, Jan. 20, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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People hold signs during a Women's March, Saturday, in Chicago. (Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

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Actress Viola Davis speaks at a Women's March against sexual violence and the policies of the Trump administration Saturday in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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Actor Adam Scott waves toward the crowd before introducing a speaker at a Women's March, Saturday, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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Protester gather and march in protest of Donald Trump along Ocean Blvd. in West Palm Beach, Flori Several hundred people have gathered in Palm Beach, Florida, carrying anti-Donald Trump signs as they prepare to march near the president's Mar-a-Lago home on Florida's east coast. A group of women wearing red cloaks and white hats like the characters in the book and TV show "The Handmaid's Tale" marched in formation Saturday, their heads bowed. (South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

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Melissa Etheridge performs with the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles at one of the Women's Marches on Saturday, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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Protester dressed as handmaidens march in protest of Donald Trump along Ocean Blvd. in West Palm Beach, Fla. Saturday. Several hundred people have gathered in Palm Beach, Florida, carrying anti-Donald Trump signs as they prepare to march near the president's Mar-a-Lago home on Florida's east coast. A group of women wearing red cloaks and white hats like the characters in the book and TV show "The Handmaid's Tale" marched in formation Saturday, their heads bowed. (South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

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The coordinated rallies in Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and about 250 other cities featured speakers who blasted Trump for policies that many said hurt women and urged voters to turn out for congressional elections in November. Sister rallies were staged in cities overseas. Seen here is a rally in Chicago on Saturday. (Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

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People carry signs during the Women's March in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday. (Star-Telegram via AP)

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A young marcher carries a sign that reads "the future is female" in Seattle on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Quiana McKenzie, the regional campaign finance advisor for Emily's List, speaks on stage during a rally in Grant Park before a Women's March, Saturday in Chicago. (Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

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A man wearing a pink hat walks past a graffiti during a Women's March, Saturday, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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Actress Scarlett Johansson, right, speaks as Mila Kunis holds a microphone for her at the Women's March in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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Protesters gather and march in protest of Donald Trump along Ocean Blvd. in West Palm Beach, Fla., Saturday. (South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

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A marcher carries a sign with the popular Twitter hashtag #MeToo used by people speaking out against sexual harassment as she takes part in a Women's March in Seattle, Saturday. (AP Photo)

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Kate Black leaves the rally and starts out marching to Federal Plaza during the Women's March, Saturday, in Chicago. (Chicago Tribune via AP)

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Director Rob Reiner speaks at a Women's March against sexual violence and the policies of the Trump administration Saturday, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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Trump responded on Twitter by touting what he said were economic gains of the past year that benefited women. (Seen here are protestors in Fort Worth, Texas. (Star-Telegram via AP)

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Many of the protesters wore pink knit “pussy hats,” which were created for last year’s march as a reference to a comment made by Trump about female genitalia. (AP Photo)

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People participate in a Women's March on South Michigan Avenue, Saturday, in Chicago. (Chicago Tribune via AP)

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A woman chants as she walks during a Women's March, Saturday in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Saturday’s march follows what many see as a pivotal year for women’s rights, with the rise of the #MeToo and #TimesUp social media campaigns against sexual harassment and misconduct. (AP Photo)

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The pink caps called "pussy hats" quickly became a symbol of women’s empowerment and opposition to the new president in the early days of his administration. (Reuters)

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The movements sprang up after a string of scandals involving powerful men in Hollywood, Washington and elsewhere. (Reuters)

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Supporters of President Donald Trump at the Women's March in Manhattan in New York City on January 20. (Reuters)

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An estimated 5 million people participated in the nationwide rallies in 2017, making it one of the biggest protests in American history. (AP Photo)

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In Chicago, thousands of mostly female marchers gathered in Grant Park, with many carrying protest signs with slogans such as “Strong women raising strong women.” (Chicago Tribune via AP)