With the notable exception of Tennessee's Bob Corker, Senate Republicans united on Wednesday, using their power under filibuster rules to prevent a debate on a bill that would increase the minimum wage gradually to $10.10 an hour.
If Obamacare recedes as an issue, Republicans might start wishing they hadn't staked everything on it.
Some people will remain below the line, no matter what.
Another Rich Guy Says Populists Are Like Nazis
March 18, 2014
Raising taxes on the wealthy is just like genocide. (Unless, like, it's about trying to pay for things like schools and transportation and ways to give hard-working people a fair chance.)
Bobby Jindal Says Obama Created a "Minimum Wage Economy." That Makes No Sense Whatsoever.
February 24, 2014
And these two charts prove it.
Here's What Our Economy Needs If We're Going to Raise the Minimum Wage
February 21, 2014
There's a way to improve Americans' incomes without killing jobs.
What Are Republican Ideas To Increase Wages?
February 19, 2014
Republicans are set against increasing the minimum wage. Their alternatives are not new, and not very effective.
That CBO Report on Obama's Minimum-Wage Proposal is Remarkably Biased
February 18, 2014
The Congressional Budget Office just threw a hand grenade into the debate over the minimum wage.
What we can learn from Apple, Google, and Pixar's attempts to keep wages low.
Janitors in federal office buildings, food servers at veterans' hospitals, and other workers with low-paying jobs for the federal government may get paid more in the future—at least if President Barack Obama has anything to say about it.