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We Visited the GOP's Outreach Office in Solidly Liberal Detroit

After the 2012 election, Republicans made an effort to boost their minority outreach. Here’s how their office in the Motor City is doing a year and a half after opening.
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Photograph By: Arit John

Things didn’t start out well for the GOP’s Detroit outreach office. 

First it was the messaging—the office quickly became known as the “African-American Engagement Office,” which seemed to be a tone-deaf name for a party trying to improve its image.