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Wisconsin Police Clear Protestors From Capitol

By Chuck Sudo in News on Mar 10, 2011 8:20PM

Just when things couldn't get any more chaotic in Madison, word comes that Wisconsin state police have been clearing the Capitol of protesters so that it could be reopened.

The Assembly was scheduled to convene at 11 a.m. to continue voting on the collective bargaining measure, but protesters blocked their entry and were removed when they told police they were willing to be arrested to block the vote.

As for the 14 Democratic Wisconsin state senators in exile here in Illinois, they're heading back to America's Chaotic Dairlyland. Conover Sen. Jim Holperin said he was heading home, as were other senators. The Senate isn't expected back in session in Madison until April 5 and we're guessing things are going to be very awkward.