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Pelosi Promises $15-an-Hour Minimum Wage If Dems Retake the House

The House minority leader promised a vote on a $15 minimum wage within the first 100 hours if Democrats retake the House in 2018.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) promised on Thursday that if Democrats retake the House of Representatives in 2018 they will pass a $15 minimum wage within 100 hours.

“I’ll tell you one thing for sure: we win the election, in the first 100 hours we will pass a $15 minimum wage,” Pelosi told supporters of $15 minimum wage, to enthusiastic applause.