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Democratic women wear white in honor of suffragettes
Democratic women wear white ahead of President Trump’s first address before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. (Melina Mara /The Washington Post)

Several Democratic women chose to mark President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress by wearing white — the color of suffragettes, which Hillary Clinton’s supporters embraced during the campaign.

Republican women appear to be answering with a color of their own: purple, a color that in political circles, has come to symbolize bipartisanship.

Several prominent Republican women were spotted sporting purple, including Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Callista Gingrich, wife of Trump adviser Newt Gingrich, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), a member of the House’s leadership team. Republican women, however, do not have a lock on the color of bipartisanship tonight. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, one of the Democratic Party’s biggest firebrands, also opted for a purple blazer.

Real-time fact-checking and analysis of Trump’s address to Congress
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 28: U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress as Vice President Mike Pence (L) and House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan (R) (R-WI) look on on February 28, 2017 in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Trump's first address to Congress focused on national security, tax and regulatory reform, the economy, and healthcare. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Trump is headed to the Capitol tonight to deliver his first speech as president to a joint session of Congress. The speech is expected to outline budget goals and priorities.

The speech is scheduled to start at 9 p.m.; you can watch coverage starting at 8:45 p.m. here.

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