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Democrats are pushing for a $15 federal minimum wage, over double the current rate of $7.25 (which was enacted in 2009).

Under the proposed wage increase, nearly 32 million Americans — 21% of America’s total workforce — would get a raise, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). As Insider’s Grace Dean reported, the raise would benefit nearly one-third of Black workers, and six out of 10 working women. Overall, 23% of those who would benefit from the raise are Latino and Black women.

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