Hundreds of progressive activists attended a rally held outside the Capitol Building in Washington DC on Thursday, July 28, 2011. The rally to "Save the American Dream" was organized to tell Democrats to stand strong against Republican debt ceiling proposals that cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid while keeping keep tax breaks for millionaires, billionaires and oil companies. Sign in photo reads "Shame on GOP". Participants included the AFL-CIO and major labor unions such as AFSCME, CWA, AFGE, Teamsters, and various progressive groups such as Move-On, American Dream Movement, Jobs with Justice, Gray-Panthers and Code-Pink.
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