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'Our wages are too high.'
From the outside, it might seem strange that Republicans could beat Democrats by running on liberal issues. It may be, however
Do Republicans support raising the minimum wage? It's a yes or-no question. But when asked that question during 2014 debates
That includes employee retention. "We look at retaining employees as a real investment," he said. "This will increase your
A poll released Tuesday found that a vast majority of Republicans say they would not be able to live off the minimum wage
WATCH the full segment below (via MSNBC): "If the Republicans want to go out and say, 'We're against the minimum wage,' then
In addition to tying the wage floor to an inflation index, the Democrats' bill would also raise the so-called tipped minimum
The current federal minimum wage amounts to slightly more than $15,000 in annual income. That's not even close to the amount needed to keep a family of four out of the soup lines.
Barton's comments came one day after Obama delivered a highly-discussed speech on income inequality and poverty, in which
The U.S. hasn’t raised its federal minimum wage of $7.25 since July 24, 2009, when “I Gotta Feeling” was the number one song in the country and Lebron James was still one year away from taking his talents to South Beach.
That Republican support for a $9 minimum wage dips dramatically, to 43 percent, if the wage must be pegged to inflation, a
An op-ed published on Yahoo! Finance by Robert Weinstein is the latest effort by conservatives to discredit the social safety net, with Weinstein arguing that minimum wage does more harm than good. Once again I will answer the question of whether there is any validity to such claims.
Top Republican leaders are lining up to oppose President Barack Obama's proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 per hour. And that apparently puts them at odds with a large number of the people they represent.
(Hat tip: the Wall Street Journal.) Roughly half of Republicans -- and 71 percent of Americans overall -- support raising
After three decades of the rich getting richer and the middle class being crushed and closed, Americans are very suspicious of the super-rich and corporate CEOs, and are looking for real evidence that politicians understand their plight.