Protesters Aim To Take Over Lawmakers’ Offices, Fight War Funding

Published on Friday, March 9, 2007 by the Associated Press

by Jennifer C. Kerr

WASHINGTON — Some opponents of the Iraq war are taking their protests straight to Congress — staging “occupations” in lawmakers’ offices on Capitol Hill and in their home communities.
Rep. Rahm Emanuel’s office in Chicago was targeted on Thursday.
A day earlier protesters were headed off before getting into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office in San Francisco.
In Washington, peace activists dressed in pink showed up recently at the Senate offices of presidential hopefuls John McCain and Hillary Rodham Clinton

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