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ADAM DAVIDSON: Senator Ted Kennedy has been a strong advocate for the increase. He says he expects the minimum wage will be a major issue in next year's elections.
TED KENNEDY: It's going to be a big thing, because I'm going to offer a further increase in the minimum wage.
DAVIDSON: Kennedy is pushing for the minimum wage to be a so-called living wage.
KENNEDY: We're talking somewhere at $9.50 an hour.
DAVIDSON: Adam Davidson, NPR News.
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