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Coffin placed in Congressman Russ Carnahan's lawn

Thursday, March 25, 2010 | 9:46 a.m. CDT; updated 10:52 a.m. CDT, Thursday, March 25, 2010

ST. LOUIS — A spokeswoman for Congressman Russ Carnahan is expressing concern after a coffin that was used as part of a protest against health care reform ended up in the lawn of the Democrat's St. Louis home.

Communications director Sara Howard said about a dozen people brought the coffin to Carnahan's residence Sunday night, held a vigil there, then took the coffin away. Carnahan voted in favor of the health care reform package.

Howard told KSDK-TV that there can be disagreement on health care reform without resorting to threats and intimidation.


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