Wisconsin protesters' Capitol invasion caught on video

Categories: Weird Wisconsin

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State troopers and protesters clash.
Tempers are flaring in Madison, where Republicans in the Assembly have used a controversial and possibly illegal maneuver to ram through a public employee union-busting bill.

The Senate voted on the measure last night. The Assembly takes it up today -- if members can get past protesters blocking their way.

Gov. Scott Walker says he'll sign the bill as soon as it reaches his desk.

Last night, as word spread about what GOP leaders had accomplished, pro-union protesters descended on the Capitol and shoved their way past state troopers tasked with keeping them at bay. Scuffles broke out amid the shouting and drum banging.

At one point you can hear someone chant "Peaceful! Peaceful!" But it looks and sounds like pure bedlam.

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