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Do minimum-wage workers deserve a break?

A national protest over fast-food wages has put the spotlight on the federal minimum wage. President Obama wants to raise it from $7.25 to $9 per hour. What do you think?

It's only fair. The current minimum wage isn't enough for a full-time worker to live on, and a raise could stimulate economic growth. [81 votes] (54%)
 
It will do more harm than good, raising prices for consumers and lowering the number of jobs available for entry-level workers. [69 votes] (46%)
 
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