Protesters gather outside McConnell's Louisville office

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Posted on October 11, 2013 at 6:57 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)-- A protest occurred today in Louisville outside Republican Senator Mitch McConnell’s office.

Local members of the Progressive change committee, the AFL-CIO, the Kentucky Jobs with Justice and several other groups gathered to call out McConnell and send him the message to “earn his paycheck and put our people back to work.”

Protesters said they wanted him to help re-open the government and give furloughed citizens the opportunity to continue to work.  Furloughed workers also spoke at the event.

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