Union workers, teachers, lawmakers and labor organizers said at a huge Statehouse rally Thursday that Indiana Republicans and GOP leaders nationwide have gone too far in pushing an agenda opponents consider an attack on public education and labor unions, the Associated Press reports. State police said more than 8,000 people gathered outside the Statehouse at the rally’s peak, making it the largest rally at the Indiana Statehouse in years. Nancy Guyott, president of the Indiana AFL-CIO, told the cheering crowd that craftsmen built the Statehouse more than 100 years ago, and that they had returned Thursday to reclaim it.

“The working men and women of Indiana have come back to take back the people’s house for the people,” she said…

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