Less than Two Dozen Show for OFA Protest on Capitol Steps

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BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff
October 15, 2013 12:56 pm

Less than two dozen people have shown up for a government shutdown protest Tuesday sponsored by President Obama’s dark money groupOrganizing for Action, according toPolitico’s Reid Epstein.

The protest, held on the Capitol steps, is part of the organization’s “Budget shutdown Day of Action.” According to Epstein, the event has been sparsely attended, with just 23 attendees. TheWashington Examiner’s Charlie Spiering reported 16 attendees a half-hour into the event.

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OFA rally on the Capitol steps
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Epstein described the protest in a report Monday as OFA’s “first attempt to stage a large rally at the Capitol.”

In August, not one person showed up to a climate change rally the group sponsored.

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