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Minimum Wage Vote

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Minimum Wage Vote

Minimum Wage Vote

Minimum Wage Vote

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Peter Overby reports on a vote in the Senate today to increase the minimum wage this year. Critics say conservatives are not focused on the minimum wage because they have other issues on their agenda, and that Democrats see minimum wage merely as a campaign issue. The nation's minimum wage is currently $5.15. It has not been raised since 1996.