- Associated Press - Thursday, November 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - About 1,000 people have marched through Philadelphia to protest the presidential election of Republican Donald Trump and nearly 200 did the same in Pittsburgh.

Protesters gathered Wednesday night near Philadelphia’s City Hall. They reached Temple University’s main campus about an hour and a half later.

WCAU-TV reports organizers say the rally came about due to feelings of “anger, unrest and disgust” at the election.

Organizers in Philadelphia criticized both the Democratic and Republican parties. They say Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who lost to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the primary, could have united voters on class interests.

Protesters held signs and chanted, “Not my president.”

No arrests or injuries were reported in either Philadelphia or Pittsburgh, though officers used smoke bombs to try to move marchers who blocked traffic in Pittsburgh late Wednesday.


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