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Bernie Sanders' Minimum Wage Bid Is Rejected

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Sen. Bernie Sanders tried again for a $15 federal minimum wage Friday but was undercut by a handful of Democrats. On a 58-42 vote-though the final count could change-the Senate rejected an attempt to slip the minimum wage increase into President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill,...
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Senate kills Bernie Sanders bid to reinsert minimum wage hike into COVID relief bill as ‘vote-a-rama' begins

Senate kills Bernie Sanders bid to reinsert minimum wage hike into COVID relief bill as ‘vote-a-rama' begins

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The bid from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders - which would've put back a provision into the package to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15-per-hour - went down in a 58-42 vote, with eight Democrats joining all 50 Republicans in opposing it.
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Democrats crush Bernie Sanders' push for $15 minimum wage insert into Covid relief bill, despite most Americans supporting it

Democrats crush Bernie Sanders' push for $15 minimum wage insert into Covid relief bill, despite most Americans supporting it

1 month ago   |   By RT

Senator Sanders has failed to insert a minimum wage hike into a mammoth $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. The attempt was a long shot, and members of his own party decisively voted against it.
As the US Senate debated amendments to President Joe Biden's long-anticipated Covid-19 relief bill, Sanders stuck to his progressive guns on Friday and attempted to insert an amendment to raise the federal minimum wage to $15. The amendment was already ruled out by the Senate parliamentarian - an official who functions as a sort of referee in the chamber - last week, as inserting it would break...
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Third stimulus check updates: Minimum wage hike falls short as Senate debates COVID relief bill

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Senators voted 58-42 to reject progressives' last-ditch effort to include a minimum wage hike in the bill.
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