Occupy Wall Street March to D.C. Enters Maryland

Protesters hope to reach D.C. by Nov. 23

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    Demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement march through the streets of the financial district, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, in New York.

    The Occupy Wall Street protesters on a two-week, 240-mile march from New York to Washington have reached Maryland.

    Organizer Kelley Brannon said the marchers started crossed the Delaware-Maryland border Thursday. They intend to spend the night in Havre de Grace and follow U.S. Route 40 all the way to Baltimore.

    The group of a few dozen people hopes to reach Washington by Nov. 23 -- the deadline for a congressional committee to decide whether to keep President Barack Obama's extension of Bush-era tax cuts. Protesters say the cuts benefit only rich Americans.

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