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18 protesters arrested in Capitol sit-in

Eighteen people protesting with the California Poor People's Campaign were arrested in the Capitol for refusing to leave after the Capitol closed Monday night, May 21, 2018. California Highway Patrol took them into custody around 9 p.m. after they refused to leave when the Capitol closed at 6 p.m.

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Get a text ad from a candidate? Invasive, maybe, but it works, say experts.

Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert is among candidates seeking potential voters via text messaging. Technology, speed, cost and reach – all are factors that attract campaigns to add texting to their tool kit. Voting rights and privacy advocates are concerned about the level and depth of access political campaigns have to the personal information needed to launch text and other election media offensives.

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18 protestors from Poor People's Campaign arrested at state Capitol

Eighteen protesters participating in a demonstration by the California Poor People's Campaign were arrested in the State Capitol the night of Monday, May 21, the group said in a Facebook post. The protesters staged a sit-in the Capitol for six hours.
California Poor People's Campaign