Raise the minimum wage! This is genuinely surprising to me and also genuinely awesome. #sotu
$9/hr minimum wage hurts every American on a Salary and cuts the work force. Raises prices. Kills jobs. Not a good idea. #sotu
Obama's proposal to raise minimum wage immediately controversial2/13/2013
"Let's declare that, in the wealthiest nation on Earth, no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty," President Obama announced in his State of the Evening address, calling for the federal minimum wage to be raised to $9 an hour. (It's currently $7.25 an hour). But to borrow a phrase from a popular Internet meme: One does not simply raise the minimum wage. If Twitter's polarized reaction to the proposal is any indication, it's likely to face strong opposition from Congressional Republicans and employers.
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