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cal04 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-21-11 01:02 AM
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Defiant Wisconsin Democrats Say Running Away Is Democracy, Too
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Source: ABC News

The Democratic Wisconsin state senators camped out across the border in Illinois fired back at Gov. Scott Walker today, saying their action to block a vote on his budget proposal is an effort to protect democracy.

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State Sen. Julie Lassa, who is six months pregnant, said the governor is wrong about her and the others holed up in an Illinois hotel.

"For all of us who left the state, we believe we're standing up for democracy," Nissa told ABC News' Barbara Pinto.


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