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Bernie Sanders Scores A Big Win For 62 Million Americans With $15 Minimum Wage Victory

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The $15/hour minimum wage took another step towards becoming a reality after Bernie Sanders won the addition of increase to the Democratic platform. The platform now reads: “We should raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour over time and index it, give all Americans the ability to join a union regardless of where they work, and create new ways for workers to have power in the economy so every worker can earn at least $15 an hour.” The difference between what former Sec. Clinton proposed and what Sen. Sanders proposed was $3/hour. Either way, Democrats are supporting a big raise for minimum wage workers.

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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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