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House vote on a minimum wage increase likely.

By Judd Legum on July 4, 2006 at 1:10 pm

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“Faced with elections that could cost them control of Congress, John A. Boehner, the House majority leader, acknowledged Thursday that Republican leaders are likely to reverse course and hold a vote on a proposed minimum wage increase.” The House hasn’t allowed a vote on the issue since 1997.

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