A buoyant crowd of 25,000-plus people massed around the Wisconsin Capitol to demand the recall of Gov. Scott Walker.
Ed Schultz of MSNBC was in the crowd, and people chanted "thank you, thank you" to him for covering the uprising all year.
Labor leaders, a student and others affected by Walker's cuts spoke to the crowd.
Inside the Capitol, several hundred people clamored for his recall.
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