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Protesters Occupy Mitch McConnell’s Office

As Senate Republicans prepare to filibuster a bill to create jobs and rebuild infrastructure because it is paid for with a small tax increase on the top 0.1 percent of earners, about 40 unemployed District of Columbia residents have occupied Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) office, refusing to leave until McConnell grants them a face-to-face meeting about the bill. Watch a video of the occupation, via Our DC, which is organizing the protest: