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Powell balked at the GOP's 'dark vein of intolerance'

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Powell balked at the GOP's 'dark vein of intolerance'

Powell balked at the GOP's 'dark vein of intolerance'

A major figure in the Republican Party for decades, Colin Powell wanted the GOP to broaden its base and reach out to minorities.

He died less than a year after saying he could “no longer call [himself] a fellow Republican.”


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