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Congress

Oxfam's Lame Duck Demonstration

November 14, 2012

On the heels of its new ad encouraging lawmakers not to "duck fiscal reality," Oxfam America — the international relief and development organization — took to Capitol Hill to protest budget cuts to foreign aid. 

The group brought a giant inflatable rubber duckie, resembling the one from its ad, and set up on the lawn in front of the Capitol Building. Several of the protesters donned comically large cardbord cutout faces of various Congresional leaders and danced around the lame duck duckie. 

Check out images and video of the event below.

Oxfam activists dressed as, from left, Nancy Pelosi, Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid and John Boehner, dance around an inflatable duck on the Capitol lawn.(Chet Susslin)

Oxfam activists plead not to have their agenda's cut. (Chet Susslin)

 

A large inflatable duck, brought by Oxfam activists, sits on the Capitol lawn. (Chet Susslin)

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