"One Nation Working Together" Rally on the National Mall

Saturday, October 2, 2010
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Progressive and civil rights groups marched by the thousands Saturday on the Lincoln Memorial and pledged to support Democrats. 

More than 400 organizations including labor unions, environmental groups and gay rights groups partnered for the event.

Among the speakers were: Ed Schultz, host of "The Ed Show" on MSNBC, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, and NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous among others

Ed Schultz said, "It is about the people standing up to the corporations".

"They don't need hateful rhetoric. They need real solutions," said Van Jones former White House energy advisor.

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