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Occupy Congress

Dr. Occupy, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Run for Congress

Abel Collins | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
Abel Collins

A bold prediction for 2013: at least two of the Too Big To Fail banks will be implicated in major crimes and they will be fined less than the profits that they made engaging in those crimes.

Right-Wing Band Plays For Occupy Congress

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Patrick Gavin writes in Politico about the right-leaning band that received a surprisingly warm reception when they played at the Occupy...

Occupy FIU Urges University To Eliminate 'Free Speech Zones'

Posted 03.20.2012 | Miami

On January 12, an Occupy FIU event ended with the arrest of seven participants. The group was holding an Occupy FIU Art & Music Festival on the univer...

Why I Occupy

Ben Droz | Posted 03.19.2012 | DC
Ben Droz

I have been following the Occupy movement since its beginning, but I have not been actively involved. But Occupy Congress gave me a new spark.

Sara Kenigsberg

Laid-Off D.C. Lobbyist Says The Occupy Movement Should Hire Him (VIDEO) | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of people from across the country convened on Capitol Hill Tuesday to participate in Occupy Congress, an offshoot of the Occupy...

White House Briefly Locked Down After Apparent Smoke Bomb Incident

Reuters | JoAnne Allen | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

By JoAnne Allen WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The White House was locked down for more than an hour on Tuesday night as authorities investigated w...

Occupy Congress Protests Gather On Hill (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "Occupy Congress" brought hundreds of protesters from around the country to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, to bring their grievances about a b...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Occupied: Hundreds Swarm Capitol Hill To Represent 99 Percent | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

A diverse crowd of hundreds from around the country descended on Capitol Hill Tuesday as the Occupy movement tried to get its point across to a Congre...

Occupy Protesters To Gather Outside Capitol

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.18.2012 | DC

By BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement will meet outside the Capitol in Washing...

Health Inspector: Occupy DC Camp Drawing More Rats

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to the District of Columbia's health inspector, the Occupy DC encampment in McPherson Square is experiencing worsening rodent ...

Occupy Phase II: The Supreme Court

Carl Gibson | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Carl Gibson

While Occupy has made great strides in influencing the public dialogue, there is still a troubling void where a central, unifying rallying cry should be. Social movements can't be powered by raw emotion forever.

WATCH: Representatives Avoid Chicago Demonstrators In D.C.

Posted 12.08.2011 | Chicago

200 Chicagoans representing the Stand Up! Chicago coalition in Washington, D.C. visited Illinois representatives' offices in groups, seeking an audien...

It's Time to Occupy Congress

Jess Coleman | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home
Jess Coleman

Occupy Wall Street protesters should pack their bags, declare victory, and prepare some tough questions for any political candidate that undermines their goals. It's time to Occupy Congress.

Addressing Climate Change: #Occupy Congress

Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte | Posted 01.09.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte

It's time to vote in those who will stop arguing, and start acting to effectively address global warming.