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Schwarzenegger Greeted by Noisy Protesters

A noisy crowd of union protesters demonstrated outside San Francisco´s Ritz Carlton hotel last night while Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was inside hosting a fundraiser.

Members of the state´s biggest nurses union were joined by teachers, firefighters, police officers and others. About 2,000 people were on hand to protest the governor´s efforts to get a series of reform packages on the ballot. Inside the Ritz, guests paid at least $1,000 a plate to dine with the governor. The money will be used to help Schwarzenegger qualify four government reform proposals for a special election in the fall.