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Forum Post: 10 "Occupy" Candidates Running for Congress

Posted 2 years ago on March 12, 2012, 7:19 a.m. EST by GildasSapiens (266)
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"Meet the progressive insurgents who are riding a wave of energy from the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Unlike the tea party, the Occupy movement hasn't involved itself much in elections. But that hasn't stopped a slew of progressives and political outsiders from capitalizing on the movement's energy. Here's a rundown of 10 electable House and Senate hopefuls who, one way or another, have made Occupy part of their campaigns:"

http://motherjones.com/politics/2012/03/10-occupy-candidates-congress

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[-] 3 points by factsrfun (6455) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

If we won't support people who support us, then why should they?

If you want to give them a reason to turn their backs on corporate money, show them there are other ways to win.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

I've seen nothing about the occupy movement on the the front page of the san diego union tribune

[-] 1 points by richardkentgates (3269) from Fort Walton Beach, FL 2 years ago

My fav video from this article.