Capitol Offensive: Occupy Congress delivers message of national disapproval

As legislators returned to Washington, DC, for the start of a new congressional session on Tuesday, January 17, hundreds of Occupy protesters from around the country convened on the lawn of the US Capitol. The event marked the Occupy movement's first major national action of 2012 - and the four-month anniversary of the day Wall Street first became occupied. The gathering on Capitol Hill held large general assemblies and smaller working groups, where Occupy representatives from various cities, including Boston, could share experiences and goals from their post-camp protest networks back home.

>> PHOTOS: Occupy Congress by Andrew McFarland <<

At around 3 pm, protesters set out on a march, many intending to storm the Capitol building and visit the offices of their respective state's representatives - an action personifying the current 11 percent approval rating of our national Congress.

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