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Debating costs and benefits of boosting the minimum wage

  • Aired: 02/19/2014
  • 08:10
  • Rating: NR
Both political parties are seizing on a report by the Congressional Budget Office that claims that raising the minimum wage could likely lift 900,000 families out of poverty, while possibly eliminating half-a-million jobs. Judy Woodruff talks to Thea Lee of the AFL-CIO and David Neumark of University of California, Irvine for opposing takeaways on the report.
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