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That 25-hour House sit-in was a big win for Periscope



It was history and I was struggling to find a place to see it unfold. 

The U.S. House of Representative’s Democrats were staging a sit-in—the first of its kind in this video-driven digital age— trying to force House Republicans to vote on a pair of gun control bills.

Whatever side of the aisle you’re on, this was (and is) must-see TV. Except it wasn’t on TV. On Wednesday morning, as Rep. John Lewis of Georgia and a small group of other Democratic legislators sat down on the House floor, C-SPAN, the public-service cable network that will stream sometimes painfully dull congressional activity, sometimes gripping congressional testimony and at other times chats about books, suddenly lost what may have been its most compelling feed ever. Read more…

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