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Minority Hill Staffers Stage Walkout Over Police Shootings

Minority congressional staffers held a walkout in Washington on Thursday to protest the recent police shootings and grand-jury decisions in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y. More than 150 people participated, according to the Daily Beast.

  1. Congressional staff members walk up the U.S. Capitol steps during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.
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    Congressional staff members walk up the U.S. Capitol steps during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.

  2. Representative Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, center, walks towards the U.S. Capitol steps with congressional staff members during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.
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    Representative Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, center, walks towards the U.S. Capitol steps with congressional staff members during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.

  3. Congressional staff members stand on the U.S. Capitol steps during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.
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    Congressional staff members stand on the U.S. Capitol steps during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.

  4. Congressional staff members stand on the U.S. Capitol steps during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.
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    Congressional staff members stand on the U.S. Capitol steps during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.

  5. Senate Chaplain Dr. Barry Black leads a prayer during a protest with Congressional staff members on the U.S. Capitol steps in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.
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    Senate Chaplain Dr. Barry Black leads a prayer during a protest with Congressional staff members on the U.S. Capitol steps in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.

  6. Congressional staff members hold their hands while listening to a prayer by Senate Chaplain Dr. Barry Black, right, during a protest on the U.S. Capitol steps in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.
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    Congressional staff members hold their hands while listening to a prayer by Senate Chaplain Dr. Barry Black, right, during a protest on the U.S. Capitol steps in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.

  7. Representative Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, center, bows his head during a prayer on the U.S. Capitol steps with congressional staff members during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.
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    Representative Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, center, bows his head during a prayer on the U.S. Capitol steps with congressional staff members during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.

  8. Congressional staff members raise their hands on the U.S. Capitol steps during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.
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    Congressional staff members raise their hands on the U.S. Capitol steps during a protest in Washington on Dec. 11, 2014.