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Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Arrested at Bank Protest


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Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Arrested at Bank Protest

Common Dreams staff

Jill Stein, the Green Party's 2012 presidential candidate, was arrested in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon during a bank protest sit-in.

Stein, a Massachusetts resident and Harvard-educated doctor, was arrested along with four other Green Party members, the Associated Press reports, including her vice presidential running mate, Cheri Honkala, a single mother who once ran for Philadelphia sheriff.