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Ana Temu of Colorado Latinos Rise, a progressive political action committee, says her campaign polled over 17,000 Latino voters this year about issues that matter to them. Meredith Turk/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Union organizers, students and supporters for a $15 an hour wage march in Pittsburgh in April. Washington, D.C., is the latest city to move toward the wage increase. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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On Wednesday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law a bill blocking anti-discrimination rules that would protect gay and transgender people. Above, McCrory speaks during the Wake County Republican convention at the state fairgrounds in Raleigh on March 8. Al Drago/CQ Roll Call hide caption

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Listen: North Carolina Debates Transgender Rights

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A coalition of clergy, fast-food workers and labor advocates rallied Tuesday in Montgomery, Ala., to defend a bill establishing a minimum wage of $10.10 an hour in the city of Birmingham, Ala. Courtesy of Raise Up For $15 hide caption

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Airport workers rallied Monday for higher wages near LaGuardia Airport in New York City. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Airport Workers Around The Country Rally For Better Wages

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Candidates take the stage before the Republican presidential debate hosted by Fox Business News in Milwaukee on Tuesday. Jeffrey Phelps/AP hide caption

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Break It Down: NPR Reporters Fact Check The Republican Debate

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Low-wage workers and supporters protest for a $15 an hour minimum wage Tuesday in New York City as part of what organizers called a National Day of Action. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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In San Antonio, a church-based group is helping to raise the minimum wage for city employees. Koocheekoo/Flickr hide caption

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In Conservative Town, Faith-Based Group Tackles Minimum Wage Hike

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Labor leaders, workers and activists attend a rally for a $15 minimum hourly wage Wednesday in New York City. A panel appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended the increase. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Fast-Food Workers Cheer As $15 Minimum Wage Advances In New York State

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Demonstrators rally before a meeting of a state wage board in New York. On Wednesday, a state panel recommended the minimum wage for fast-food employees be raised to $15 an hour, bypassing the state Legislature. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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