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Published: 04/27/09

Five members of Congress Arrested in D.C.

By  Patricia Murphy - Politics Daily
Five members of Congress Arrested in D.C.

Before you call TMZ, it's not as salacious as it sounds. Five members of Congress- Reps. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), John Lewis (D-GA), Jim McGovern (D-MA), Donna Edwards (MD) and Keith Ellison (D-MN)- are in a D.C. police precinct after protesting at the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, D.C. this morning. A spokeswoman for the Save Darfur Coalition tells The Capitolist that the congresspeople alerted the Uniformed Secret Service Police that they would be at the Embassy today to demonstrate against the genocide in Darfur. The group gave speeches from the steps of the Embassy, and after refusing to lea...

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