Rebecca Magana, 36
Rebecca Magana, 36
From: Madison, Wisc.
Occupation: Produce clerk
Yearly income: $30,000

Magana flew into New York on Tuesday from Wisconsin, where she was active in protesting that state's proposed budget cuts earlier this year.

"The money needs to come out of politics," she said. "The wealthy buy lobbyists, who pay politicians" to do the bidding of special interests to the detriment "of the other 99% of us."


Last updated October 05 2011: 6:09 PM ET
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