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Groups prepare to bring Occupy protests to Congress
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Edited on Tue Dec-06-11 05:04 AM by 1776Forever
Source: CNN

Groups prepare to bring Occupy protests to Congress
By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 3:41 AM EST, Tue December 6, 2011

Washington (CNN) -- Protesters from the Occupy movement and other groups are planning to converge on Capitol Hill Tuesday to air their grievances in front of members of Congress.

Members of a broad range of organizations, including unions and community groups, are expected to travel to Washington to take part in an event dubbed "Take Back the People's House."

Many of the participants plan to assemble in the morning before marching toward the Capitol, according to information posted on the website of Progressive Maryland, a nonprofit organization that says it works to improve conditions for working families.

After arriving at the Capitol, marchers say they intend to fan out for meetings with representatives and "occupy" Congressional offices until closure. Not all participants have meetings scheduled, so some protests are expected in the area around the Capitol.

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