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Biden backs Garcetti plan to boost minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017
Biden backs Garcetti plan to boost minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017

Vice President Joe Biden joined Los Angeles politicians Tuesday to throw his support behind Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan to raise the minimum wage. "No one in America should be working 40 hours a week and living below the poverty level -- no one," Biden said in opening remarks before a roundtable discussion on the issue at a bakery in Lincoln Heights.  Biden said though the economy is recovering, the middle class is "being clobbered." He called a minimum wage increase the building block of a stronger economy, and the "bare minimum that we should be doing to re-establish economic growth in this country." Garcetti has proposed raising the...

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