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Dozens Protest Outside Senator Bob Corker's Office

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Dozens of people showed up to protest outside Senator Bob Corker's Nashville office on Thursday.

They said they are tired of being out of work and angry at Congress for not creating jobs.

A large group of unemployed Nashvillians and other community members stood outside Corker's West End Office. They said they want Congress to focus on creating jobs, instead of job-killing budget cuts.

The group asked Senator Corker to give middle class families a break and stop allowing corporate tax breaks.

The demonstration is part of a growing number of protests against Members of Congress this month.

Folks said they're fed up with politicians siding with CEOs and Wall Street bankers over middle class families.

The protesters said come next election, they will vote out anyone who does not invest in creating quality jobs.

Jackie Sims has been out of work for more than six months. She is a single mother with three daughters who desperately wants her message heard.

"I have one daughter in college, I want to send my middle daughter to college. I have a daughter that's a junior at MLK. I expect her to be going to college. I want to take care of them, and I want to continue to give them hope and a bright future here in this country," said Sims.

The protestors said even though 30 million Americans are currently looking for work, corporate profits are at a record high and Wall Street banks have made more than one billion in profits since taxpayers bailed them out.

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