VIDEO: Rep. Keith Ellison Explains Why The 99 Percent Are Protesting

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The 99 Percent Movement, which in many ways has few parallels in American history, has puzzled pundits and politicians alike. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), the co-chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, uploaded a video to YouTube to explain where the movement comes from. “Americans all across this country, they’re not mad because some people are rich,” says Ellison. “They’re mad because they got ripped off.” Watch it:

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