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Former 'ER' star Noah Wyle arrested in DC protest

This handout photo provided by NationalADAPT shows handcuffed actor Noah Wyle, center, on Capitol Hill in Washington Monday, April 23, 2012.  Wyle and more than 100 members of the group ADAPT were arrested during a Capitol Hill protest to urge Congress no
This handout photo provided by NationalADAPT shows handcuffed actor Noah Wyle, center, on Capitol Hill in Washington Monday, April 23, 2012. Wyle and more than 100 members of the group ADAPT were arrested during a Capitol Hill protest to urge Congress not to cut Medicaid.
NationalADAPT, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Former "ER" star Noah Wyle and more than 100 members of the group ADAPT have been arrested during a Capitol Hill protest to urge Congress not to cut Medicaid.

The protesters, many in wheelchairs, were handcuffed in the rotunda of the Cannon House Office Building.

Wyle and members of ADAPT say any cuts in Medicaid spending would force people with disabilities and the elderly out of their homes and into nursing homes to get the services they need.