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Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson Insults Minimum Wage Workers

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc), a tea party favorite, insulted minimum wage workers at a recent constituent event, saying that "when you’re a good worker you don’t stay at minimum wage for long." Johnson has a strong record supporting the one percent and opposing jobs-creating programs. He voted against the American Jobs Act. He also proposed a moratorium on all federal regulations until unemployment dropped to 7.
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GOP Rep Drives Away From Constituent Asking About Minimum Wage Increase

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (last year)

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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson: 'When you're a good worker, you don't stay at minimum wage for long'

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

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