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Working People Arrested for Attempting to Hold Sen. Susan Collins Accountable for Anti-Worker Tax Vote

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Sarah Bigney

On Monday, five working people were arrested in Bangor, Maine, after they refused to leave Sen. Susan Collins' office until she committed to opposing the horrible tax legislation passed by the Senate last week.

The working people staged a sit-in at Collins' office after she voted in favor of the Republican tax bill. The protesters were later arrested for not leaving the office. Here is their story, as told through Sarah Bigney's Twitter:

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