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Joe Biden’s $15 minimum wage plan is complicating the stimulus action. There are two major hurdles: opposition on both sides, and an arcane Senate rule.

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One of President Joe Biden’s earliest campaign pledges to increase the pay for millions of workers is on thin ice. And it’s not just because of Republican opposition. 

Biden’s proposal to raise the hourly minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 is so far one of the most controversial parts of his $1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue package. There’s a real possibility that it’ll get cut from the final package because of inadequate support and arcane Senate rules. 

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