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Senate Ponders Increase in Minimum Wage

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Senate Ponders Increase in Minimum Wage

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Senate Ponders Increase in Minimum Wage

Senate Ponders Increase in Minimum Wage

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The Senate will debate a measure that would increase the nation's minimum wage, which currently stands at $5.15. Democrats are pushing for an increase of about $2 per hour while Republicans favor a smaller increase. Many business groups oppose the proposed hike.