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How much is the minimum wage? Don't ask the GOP Senate hopefuls in Missouri

None of the Republicans running for the U.S. Senate in Missouri knew the state’s minimum wage. At a radio debate Friday, each was asked the question, and while two of the candidates said they opposed raising it, no one could...
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Missouri Republican Senate candidates don't know what the minimum wage is, but wouldn't raise it

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

Missouri's Republican Senate candidates may not know what the minimum wage is, but they're in agreement on one thing: It shouldn't be raised. No, whatever the minimum wage is, it's plenty as far as Rep. Todd Akin, businessman John B... Read Post

Low-wage jobs are taking over the American economy

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (15 hours ago)

What do you say if you're opposed to raising the minimum wage, but don't want to seem completely heartless? For many Republican lawmakers, the answer is some version of this: "The minimum wage is a starting wage. It's how you gain t... Read Post

VIDEO: All 3 Missouri GOP Senate Candidates Stumped When Asked To Identify The Minimum Wage

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Three Missouri Republicans running to take on Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) in November were asked during a radio debate on KMOX what the federal minimum wage is and whether they would vote to increase it. None of the three knew what... Read Post

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