• Joe Manchin poses a threat to raising the minimum wage, even though 250,000 West Virginians would benefit from the increase

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 14: Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, speaks during a news conference with a bipartisan group of lawmakers as they announce a proposal for a Covid-19 relief bill on Capitol Hill, on Monday, December 14, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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    Democrats are staging a final push to include minimum wage legislation in Biden's stimulus plan.
    But one of the party's most conservative Senators, Joe Manchin has doubled down on his opposition.
    14% of workers in West Virginia, Manchin's state, could see a raise if...
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