To Help The Poor, To Not Help The Poor

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: May 02, 2014 1:44 PM

Republicans in the Senate blocked legislation this week that would increase the federal minimum wage. Currently, the federal minimum wage level is at $7.25 an hour and the failed proposed increase would have raised it to $10.10 an hour. Democrats promoting the bill claimed it was a strong way to combat poverty.