Fact-checking a $15 minimum wage

One of the biggest policy battles between Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has been about the minimum wage — not whether to raise it, but how high it should go. Sanders, who supports raising the minimum wage to $ 15 an hour, has used his stance as a wedge to win liberal primary voters away from Clinton. She backs a national rate of $ 12 per hour, with some localities able to as high as $ 15. Largely lost in the tumult is just how rapidly the debate over the minimum wage has shifted during the past few years, at … >>More
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