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While lawyers argue health care mandate, protesters march

Protesters cross a downtown intersection in Olympia on their way from the landing near the Port of Olympia to the offices of Attorney General Rob McKenna.

OLYMPIA – As the U.S. Supreme Court questioned lawyers about the constitutionality of making Americans buy health insurance, a liberal group that supports the rule protested Tuesday outside the offices of a business group and a state official who oppose it.

About 100 demonstrators, several who drove across the state from Spokane, demonstrated outside the Washington office of the National Federation of Independent Business, then marched through downtown Olympia to the office of Attorney General Rob McKenna.

“We need to change things for the next generation, so they don’t get worse,” Aaron Kathman, a community organizer from Spokane, said…

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