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Take Back the Capitol

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...

The 99 Percent March on K Street to Take Back the Capitol from the 1 Percent

Dave Johnson | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

This week Take Back the Capitol brought unemployed people and others to Washington to confront their members of Congress and the lobbyists on "K Street" that they work for, to demand a change. Today they marched on K Street, the center of lobbying activity.

Tyler Kingkade

Occupy Protesters Take Over K Street, Resulting In Dozens Of Arrests | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- At least 60 protesters were arrested on K Street NW, the historical lobbying hub of the nation's capital, as they blocked four key inter...

Jennifer Bendery

'We Never Got An Answer To Our Question' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- About a dozen Occupy protesters who drove through the night from Connecticut and spent hours camped out in front of Sen. Joe Lieberman's...

They're Sacrificing Us to Save Wall Street -- But "Occupy Our Homes" Could Change That

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

There are two exciting 'Occupy' developments this week that could change the equation: 'Take Back the Capitol' in the District of Columbia, and Tuesday's 'Occupy Our Homes' events around the country.

Taking Back the Capitol: Why I'm Going to Washington

Rev. C.J. Hawking | Posted 02.04.2012 | Chicago
Rev. C.J. Hawking

We will bring the power of the people to bear on Capitol Hill to say that the time has come for Congress to start representing the 99 percent of Americans -- we the people -- not just the richest 1 percent in the country.

Local Occupiers Head To Nation's Capitol In Call For Jobs

Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago

Some 300 protesters affiliated with Occupy Chicago, Stand Up! Chicago and other groups departed early Monday for Washington, D.C. The protesters ar...