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Watch: Angry Protesters Storm Wisconsin Capitol Building

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A video from a McIver Institute reporter captures images of protesters pouring into the building after fellow demonstrators rebuffed capitol police orders to keep the building's doors closed. At one point, police are forced to drag one protester away from the doors to get them closed:

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

Demonstrators crowded the Capitol in a wild scene after senators passed a budget-repair bill in a hastily called meeting Wednesday night that outraged protesters and Democratic legislators. ...

Protesters demanded to be let inside, and in one scene at the southeastern entrance of the Capitol, scores of protesters pressed against the door as two-dozen police pushed them back.

One protester got partly inside the door and was dragged in by the State Patrol.

Outside, protesters chanted "Let us in," banged drums and blew horns in protest and threw snowballs at windows of the Capitol.

Inside, they yelled "You lied to Wisconsin," and "Kill the Bill."

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