Hundreds of furloughed federal employees rallied outside the Capitol on Friday to call on Congress to vote to reopen government.
Led by more than 20 members of Congress and public employee union leadership, the crowd chanted, “We want to work” and “Let them vote,” alluding to the demand by Democrats to hold a House vote on a “clean CR” that approves government funding but doesn’t gut Obamacare.
For the first few days of the shutdown only small groups of federal employees have demonstrated outside the Capitol. But on Friday they made their biggest demonstration yet. Continue reading “Federal workers rally on Hill”