Protesters gather at Kyl's office urging lift of debt ceiling

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Protesters gathered outside Senator Jon Kyl's office Monday, urging the Republican to lift the debt ceiling.

Only a few people showed up for the event, but they went to Kyl's office to deliver dozens of signatures from Tucsonans they say have been affected by the recession.

"These are messages by the people to our representative telling him he needs to do his job by sitting down with the democrats," said Ben Bosley from

The group accuses Republicans of protecting corporations from tax breaks.