Code Pink's Medea Benjamin | From Miami to DC

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, left, is distrupted by protestors Diane Wilson, left, from Seadrift, Texas and Medea Benjamin with Global Exchange from San Francisco on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002. Rumsfeld was testifying on Iraq before the House Armed Services Committee. ROBERT A. REEDER / ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • Capitol police remove Medea Benjamin from the House gallery after she disrupted a speech by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday, July 26, 2006, as the prime minister addressed a joint meeting of Congress. DENNIS COOK / ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • A group of US activists, who will march to the Cuban-side security gate of the US Naval Base of Guantanamo, arrive at Jose Marti airport in Havana, Jan. 6, 2007. A first-ever international delegation of former prisoners, families of current prisoners, US lawyers and human rights activists will travel to Guantanamo to hold a conference on prison abuses and to call for the closure of the illegal prison. From left, Medea Benjamin and Cindy Sheehan. ADALBERTO ROQUE / AFP

  • Code Pink founder Medea Benjamin, from San Francisco, Calif., protests on the corner of NW 87th Avenue and 36th Street in Doral, Fla., on Friday, Jan. 11, 2008 during a protest as part of the International Day to Shut Down Guantanamo. Jan. 11th. marked the 6th anniversary since the first prisoners arrived at the prison camps. RICARDO LOPEZ / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Medea Benjamin, left, co-founder of the women's anti-war group CODEPINK, speaks at a news conference outside the Miami offices of the FBI calling on the law enforcement agency to add Luis Posada Carriles to their Most Wanted List Jan. 14, 2008. DAVID ADAME / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Code Pink member Medea Benjamin, left, holds up a sign while Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. The committee is examining the link between Federal Reserve supervision and monetary Policy. MARK WILSON / GETTY IMAGES

  • Members of Code Pink, Tighe Barry, Medea Benjamin, Edwina Vogen, Alli McCracken, Anne Wright and Josie Lenwell, protest speaker Condoleeza Rice at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts on the second day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. TIFFANY TOMPKINS-CONDIE / MCT

  • Protesters Tighe Barry and Medea Benjamin of Gitmo's 11th anniversary prepare signs on NW 87th Ave. and 36th Street in Doral, Friday morning, Jan. 11, 2013. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Activist Medea Benjamin talks to a local Miami news reporter near the U.S. Southern Command in Doral, Fla., Jan. 11, 2013 in a protest on the 11th anniversary of the creation of the Guantanamo prison camps. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD