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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...

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...

Obama: Republicans' Minimum Wage Vote 'Prevented A Raise' For Millions

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama blames Republicans for blocking an election-year increase in the federal minimum wage and says their vote d...

50-Plus Votes To Repeal Obamacare, But Not One On The Minimum Wage

AP/HuffPost | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is again encouraging Congress to pass a bill raising the minimum raise to $10.10 an hour. In his weekly ...

Two Dozen Business Leaders To Storm Capitol Hill For Minimum Wage Increase

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

Two dozen of the nation’s top business leaders will gather on Capitol Hill on Wednesday and Thursday to rally support behind the Fair Minimum Wage A...

Democrats Are Determined To Force A Minimum Wage Vote

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — House Democrats will try to highlight Republicans' resistance to a higher minimum wage with tactical maneuvers meant to draw m...

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...

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.

Minimum Wage Increase Rejected By House Republicans

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

House Republicans voted unanimously against raising the federal minimum wage Friday. A proposal by Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) to raise the feder...

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.

Today's Congress: The Anti-Labor Labor Union

Pat LaMarche | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Will Congress and the president stand up to corporate greed in defense of the working stiff and said stiff's family? Let's just say that in light of the president's recent cave in over the EPA, I have my doubts.

Sam Stein

GOP Walking 'Into The Snakepit Of Minimum Wage': DSCC Spokesman | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In some corners of the Democratic Party, there is genuine enthusiasm at the prospect of rolling into the November elections with a sequence of votes t...