Group Protests Republican Federal Budget Proposals

By Maureen Mespell

April 26, 2011 Updated Apr 26, 2011 at 10:46 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- A group of Fort Wayne residents gathered at the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 166 on Tuesday evening to protest Republican federal budget proposals.

U.S. Congressmen Mike Pence and Marlin Stutzman were across the street at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner GOP fundraiser.

The protesters said that social security benefits, Medicare/Medicaid and other items in the federal budget are of concern to these citizens.

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