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GOP Candidates Resoundingly Reject The Idea Of A Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

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Ryan Grim

Liberal Lurch: Both Parties Find Progressive Jesus In Dying Moments Of Campaign | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the GOP has effectively locked down the campaign for the House and is in a good place to win control of the Senate, the contours o...

These GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Aren't On The Same Page With The Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics

Do Republicans support raising the minimum wage? It's a yes or-no question. But when asked that question during 2014 debates, these GOP gubernatori...

All 4 States Considering A Minimum Wage Increase Right Now Are Republican

CNBC | Kate Rogers | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business

With midterm elections just one month away, businesses owners have plenty of worries including rising health-care costs and regulations. But one issue...

Most Republicans Say They Can't Live Off Minimum Wage, But Oppose Raising It

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

A poll released Tuesday found that a vast majority of Republicans say they would not be able to live off the minimum wage. A survey conducted by t...

Mitt Romney Supports Minimum Wage Increase

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) has joined the cadre of Republicans supporting minimum wage increases. “I, for instance, as you know, p...

Dave Jamieson

Senate Republicans Block Minimum Wage Bill | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats could not advance their bill to raise the minimum wage on Wednesday, failing by a vote of 54-42 to clear the filibuster...

Senate Nears Minimum Wage Vote As Democrats Look For Election Day Payoff

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The push by President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage seems ready to join the parade of issues...

GOP Peddles Hard the Myth of Minimum Wage As Job Killer

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

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.

GOP Rep. Wants To Abolish Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's call to raise the minimum wage has long been met with resistance from congressional Republicans, but Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas...

Even Republicans Want A $9 Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

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 ...

Minimum Wage: A Simple Fact Check

Walker Bragman | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Walker Bragman

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.

Half Of U.S. Republicans Back Minimum Wage Of $9 Per Hour: Poll

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

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...

The Real Economic Crisis Ties the GOP in Knots

Richard Kirsch | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business
Richard Kirsch

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.