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Iowa Senator Thinks $9 Minimum Wage is NOT Enough

S.17 Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 12:42 PM
And here I thought our government barnacle from Arizona, John McCain, was the biggest ignoramus in the Senate...
SugarLandSteve Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 12:56 PM
Between McCain, Harkin, Collins, Murkowski and Graham they are having a real dog fight for that "honor".......

In an op-ed for USA Today, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) says that a $9 per hour minimum wage is not enough. He says, “While I was heartened to hear President Obama make the minimum wage a centerpiece of his State of the Union Address, I believe that his proposal of $9 per hour does not go far enough to ensure that working families can make ends meet.”

But might I ask you Mr. Harkin how the small business owners that employ these minimum wage workers will afford more than $9 an hour? What now small business owners aren’t suffering in...