Protesters Shut Down Mayor Nutter

Protesters takeover City Council chambers, preventing Mayor Michael Nutter from giving his budget address inside the chamber.

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Protesters demonstrate in Philadelphia during Mayor Michael Nutter's budget address outside of City Hall, Thursday, March 14, 2013.
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Crowds holding signs march in the street protesting Mayor Michael Nutter's budget address.
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Protestors gather and walk the streets outside of City Hall.
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Kristen Catalanotto
A giant rat attached to a car displays a sign denouncing Mayor Michael Nutter on the streets of Philadelphia.
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A protester blows a whistle as she demonstrates outside of City Hall.
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Protesters, the night before disrupting City Council, held signs calling Mayor Michael Nutter- "Mayor Bozo."
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Aerial shot from SkyForce10 above City Hall during the protest.
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Police escort Mayor Nutter through the crowds of media and protestors in the halls of City Council.
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Police try to control the throngs of people as Mayor Nutter makes his way to City Council chambers to deliver his budget address.
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Ed Dress
Police hold back protestors as City hall dignitaries make their way to City Council chambers.
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Philadelphia police outside City Council.
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Mayor Michael Nutter attempts to deliver his budget address to City Council over the deafening noise of protestors.
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Mayor Michael Nutter struggles to give his budget address through the noise.
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Harry Hairston
Several hundred protesters inside City Council chant: "no contract, no peace" and prevent Mayor Nutter from giving his budget address.
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A copy of Mayor Nutter's proposed five-year budget plan that includes property tax changes and plans for public library improvements.
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City Council dignitaries listen during Mayor Nutter's budget address.
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Nutter is escorted from City Council due to protesters.
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Ed Dress
Protesters chanting inside City Council during Mayor Michael Nutter's budget address.
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A protestor holds up a sign comparing Mayor Nutter to a clown.
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Harry Hairston
Protesters follow Mayor Nutter to Council President's office.
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Mayor Michael Nutter re-delivers his budget address in a different meeting room at City Hall where only the media and members of his staff were present.
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