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Why Bernie should stay in the race

Bernie made clear that the campaign was not about him, it was about building a political revolution that would last years after the election was over.

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St. Louis workers celebrate increase in minimum wage

In all, about 50,000 low-wage workers in St. Louis will see an immediate pay increase come October 15.

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Would-be president Christie exposed by his New Jersey record

While Chris Christie campaigns for the presidency, the people of New Jersey continue to suffer the consequences of his disastrous policies.

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Los Angeles does it again: $15 an hour!

The nation's largest local government voted to raise the minimum wage for county employees and workers employed in the unincorporated areas -- 1.2 and 1.6 million workers.

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NY Governor Cuomo announces support for raising minimum wage

"It's a question of simple math: You cannot support a family in New York for $18,000 a year."

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Fast food worker forced from Mexico barely makes it in New York

He makes $6.40 an hour delivering pizzas by bicycle; he has one day off a week; he is living in a studio apartment uptown with six other people; the rent is $1100.

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Video: Minnesotans march for worker rights, $15 an hour

Local organizations and unions gather in the Twin Cities on April 15 for the national actions in the fight to raise wages.

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Wall Street bonuses equaled double annual pay of minimum wage workers

Wall Street banks handed out $28.5 billion in bonuses to their 167,800 employees last year, up 3 percent over 2013, according to figures from the NY State Comptroller.

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NY Mayor de Blasio addresses the State of the City

Mayor Bill de Blasio opened his State of the City address with a commitment to maintaining a city that is inclusive and affordable. 

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Florida lawmaker backing raise-the-wage ballot initiative

"A full-time minimum wage worker earns only $15,080 a year, making it nearly impossible to support a family and save for the future."

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