Minimum Wage Increase With A Republican Twist

charlie-rangel.jpg Charlie Rangel calls Republicans out on their blatant attempt to hijack a minimum wage increase. God fobid they should actually help the least of us.

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Ezra Klein:

Oh, those Republicans. Tired of being such grinches on the minimum wage, they flipped on the bill, crafting a proposal to raise the wage and rollback the estate tax. The Democrats, it seems to me, have precisely the right response to this on


How many workers who are cynical about whether the GOP really cares about them will want to vote for a GOPer who voted for an increase in the minimum wage that was shoved through under threat of defeat unless an inheritance tax break was grafted onto it? on


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