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Friday in St. Louis a coalition of groups held a rally outside the offices of Senator Claire McCaskill (D) to express their concerns about proposed cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

During the rally representatives of the coalition met with Senator McCaskill. This group included the American Federation of Government Employees, the Mutual Of Omaha plan G, Missouri Jobs with Justice, Paraquad, Missouri Budget Project, Metropolitan Congregations United, GRO-Grass Roots Organizing, Missouri Health Care for All, and Missouri Pro-Vote.

Approximately two hundred people attended the rally.

@BGinKC Blue Girl

Lots of honking and waving, haven’t seen a single person flip us off. http://twitpic.com/5cygef

7 hours ago

@BGinKC Blue Girl

Props to StL…These folks over here know how to throw a protest rally. http://twitpic.com/5cyhzw

7 hours ago

Signing the petition.

Greeting sympathetic passers by.

Organized labor working for social justice.

The petition.

After their meeting with Senator McCaskill a representative of the coalition addressed the crowd outside the senator’s office.