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10 Things Minimum Wage Haters Don't Want To Admit

** ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, NOV. 8 ** In this photo taken Oct. 13, 2010 cashier Ciara Helton stocks the aisle at the Aldi groc
** ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, NOV. 8 ** In this photo taken Oct. 13, 2010 cashier Ciara Helton stocks the aisle at the Aldi grocery store in Chicago. Improved quality has helped drive the growth, but price also plays a big role. Supermarkets that stock almost all store-brands are thriving. One is Aldi, a chain of more than 1,000 stores in the Midwest and on the East Coast. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

President Barack Obama's recent proposal to raise the federal minimum wage has been met with opposition from top Republican lawmakers and business leaders.

One common claim is that raising the minimum wage would throw people out of work. But numerous studies have found that raising the minimum wage does not reduce employment. In fact, there are a number of positive things that can be said about raising the minimum wage.

Here are 10 things minimum wage haters don't want to acknowledge:

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