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Sept. 12, 2009--"Can you hear us now?"  The 9/12 Taxpayer March on Washington brought a very large crowd of tea party activists and conservatives to the capital.  Over 450 buses brought people from around the country and others drove hundreds of miles and flew in to protest out of control government spending, health care reform, cap and trade, and other policies of the Democrats and the Obama administration.  [list of speakers]  A coalition led by FreedomWorks, the National Taxpayers Union, and Tea Party Patriots organized the march and rally, which was one of the largest gathering of conservatives in the capital in recent decades.  In addition to this event about 200 more events were held in 45 states.

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