5 US lawmakers arrested during Darfur protest

By David Edwards
Monday, April 27, 2009 11:12 EDT
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MSNBC is reporting that 5 members of Congress have been arrested in front of the Sudanese embassy while taking place in a protest against the violence in Darfur. Rep. Keith Ellison, Rep. Lynn Woolsey, Rep. James McGovern, Rep. Donna Edwards and Rep. John Lewis were all led away in handcuffs.

This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast Apr. 27, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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