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Congress / First 100 Hours / Minimum Wage #849156

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 07, 2007
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(Studio: Dan Harris) The agenda for the Democrats' planned blitz during the first 100 hours of Congress outlined on screen.

(Washington: Laura Marquez) The prospects for a hike in the minimum wage examined; wage statistics cited; details given about the politics of passage. [Economic Policy Inst. Jared BERNSTEIN†- talks about the buying power of the minimum wage.] [Single mother Connie MARTIN - talks about her bills.] [Employment Policies Inst. Mike FLYNN†- outlines the business response.] [In December, President BUSH - says he supports the increase.]

Harris, Dan;
Marquez, Laura

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