The Plum Line: Minimum Wage


Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 12/30/2013

How Obama can kick off the minimum-wage push

There’s one way Obama can show he takes the issue seriously: by issuing an executive order.

By George Zornick  |  12:57 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Minimum Wage

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 11/29/2013

The minimum wage and the post-policy GOP

It’s hard to make a trade when one side has nothing to offer -- and is hostile to the whole idea of cutting deals.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  12:21 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Minimum Wage

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Pelosi to GOP: You oppose minimum wage hike at your peril

The argument over the minimum wage is a proxy for the larger argument over what kind of economy we want and how best to ensure shared prosperity.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Minimum Wage

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Ted Kennedy's great 2007 minimum wage speech: "When does the greed stop?"

A veteran of the last minimum wage wars speaks out.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:48 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Minimum Wage

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Bring it on: Battle over minimum wage is underway

This is a good fight for Dems to have -- it could further spotlight the GOP's inability to articulate a positive role for government to play in people's lives.

By Greg Sargent  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Minimum Wage