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Hundreds flock to U.S. Capitol to protest money in politics

Hundreds flock to U.S. Capitol to protest money in politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of protesters flocked to the U.S. Capitol Monday for a demonstration against the role of money in politics, prompting arrests of more than 400 by the Capitol police force.

The demonstration was part of a series of "Democracy Spring" protests planned in Washington this week by a coalition of groups.

The demonstrators chanted slogans like "one person, one vote" and "money out of politics" as they sat on the East Front of the Capitol. One sign read "Things go better without Koch," a reference to the billionaire businessmen David and Charles Koch, who have promised to lead an almost $900 million campaign to...

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