16 Nov '11, 6am

Most Americans Support Minimum Wage Hike | Care2 Causes

Most Americans Support Minimum Wage Hike | Care2 Causes

One of the most surprising aspects of the PRRI report is how broad-based the support is across political, demographic and religious lines. PRRI blogger Amelia Thomson-Deveaux parses through the data, explain ing that across every demographic group, there is “overwhelming support for this minimum wage hike, with two crucial exceptions: Americans who identify with the Tea Party and Americans who most trust Fox News as their television media source… A majority of Democrats, Independents, and Republicans all supported the increase (82%, 66%, and 52%, respectively).” That last line is shocking — Republicans and Democrats actually agree about something; at this point it looks like minimum wage hikes are the only thing that the parties agree on

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