For senators seeking re-election, home-state politics colors decisions on minimum wage fight

  • Article by: ALAN FRAM , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 26, 2014 - 5:55 PM

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Pryor is doing a delicate dance over congressional Democrats' upcoming push to boost the federal minimum wage. The Democrat from Republican-leaning Arkansas says he'll vote against the bill, but on the key roll call may oppose GOP efforts to filibuster it to death.

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avejoeconFeb. 26, 14 8:35 AM

Anyone looking for a job should be opposed to this. Anyone working for a company should be worried that they would be one of the half million that lose their job because of this. The best way to raise wages would be to Kick out all the illegals and stop them from coming back. That way you are not flooding the market with low wage workers.

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