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Lieberman Gets Another Visit from the Grassroots for Single-Payer (Updated)

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Picture above from today's Mobilize for Healthcare Action in Lieberman's D.C Office (Nov. 10)


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At least five were arrested in Lieberman's D.C. office today after engaging in a theatrical demonstration urging Sen. Lieberman to stop taking money from health insurance corporations.

Fake dollar bills were thrown throughout the building. Printed on the money was Lieberman's face and the words "Insurance Money Kills Democracy."

One single-payer advocate protesting marched throughout the building with a cardboard cutout of Lieberman's face yelling, "I've had a change of heart," and scattering the fake money in the hallways and foyer of the building.

Lieberman did not agree to meet with any of the protesters.


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The grassroots organization, Mobilization for Healthcare for All, returned to Sen. Joe Lieberman's (I-CT) D.C. Office on Tuesday morning and confronted Lieberman for taking money from insurance companies and opposing healthcare as a human right.

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