The 10 a.m. Washignton, D.C. rally, though, wasn’t quite on the scale of some earlier events. The communications director for the Democratic National Committee, Brad Woodhouse, emails that his count is 300 attendees.
“I’ve been to birthday parties that drew more people,” he emails. “More people attended my wedding than went to the tea party kill the bill rally on the hill.
An organizer, Jennifer Hulsey, pegged the number at closer to 2,000, though some had come late, and said the group considered the morning rally a success. There are other rallies on the same theme around the country and at members’ offices.