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Clinton calls for minimum wage increase to $12 per hour

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 - 01:03

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she would like to raise the federal minimum wage to $12 per hour from the current $7.25. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday she would like to raise the federal minimum wage to $12 per hour from the current $7.25. "I want to raise the federal minimum wage to $12, and encourage other communities to go even higher," Clinton said at a campaign event in Coralville, Iowa. Many U.S. cities and municipalities have established a higher minimum wage than the current federal minimum. Bernie Sanders, who is challenging Clinton to become the Democratic presidential nominee, has said the federal minimum wage should be raised to $15 per hour.

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Clinton calls for minimum wage increase to $12 per hour

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 - 01:03