Minimum Wage

Rashida Tlaib Calls For $20 Federal Minimum Wage

'People cannot live on those types of wages'

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) called for a $20 federal minimum wage less than a week after the House of Representatives voted to raise the wage to $15 over the next six years.

McCarthy Slams Dems for Passing Minimum Wage Bill

GOP leader says Dems are jeopardizing economy to fulfill 'unpopular partisan pledge'

The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour on Thursday, earning sharp criticism from House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.), who says the bill jeopardizes the current economic success the country is enjoying.