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Seattle's mayoral hopefuls this year have been stumbling over each other as they try to appeal to the city's left-leaning voters, making promises that would be liabilities in many other parts of the country. (Photo by Dana Nalbandian/Getty Images for Free The Children)

Seattle Mayor Candidates Compete For Left-Wing Votes

Seattle’s mayoral hopefuls this year have been stumbling over each other as they try to appeal to the city’s left-leaning voters, making promises that would be liabilities in many other parts of the country.

10/15/2013

File photo of Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn. (credit: Dana Nalbandian/Getty Images for Free The Children)

Seattle Mayor Supports $15 Minimum Wage

The idea of a $15 minimum wage continues to build momentum in the Seattle area, with Mayor Mike McGinn saying he would support an effort to set the standard even higher.

CBS Seattle–10/09/2013

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Fast-Food Workers Protest Wages With More Rallies

Fast-food workers and union activists rallied outside restaurants in the Seattle area Thursday to call for a $15-an-hour minimum wage as part of a multistate protest.

08/29/2013

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Judge Nixes Signatures From SeaTac Wage Measure

A King County Superior judge has thrown a few dozen signatures for an initiative that would bring up the minimum wage in SeaTac, Wash., to $15 an hour.

08/27/2013

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Campaign Seeks To Push Seattle Minimum Wage To $15

Washington already has the nation’s highest state minimum wage at $9.19 an hour. Now, there’s a push in Seattle, at least, to make it $15.

08/19/2013

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Seatac To Vote On $15 Minimum Wage

Minimum wage workers in SeaTac could be receiving $15 per hour should the city council approve to put the measure on the November ballot.

CBS Seattle–07/25/2013

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State’s Minimum Wage Will Rise in 2013

Washington state’s minimum wage is increasing 15 cents to $9.19 per hour starting in January, 2013.

09/29/2012

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Wash. Minimum Wage Will Rise To $9.19 Per Hour

Washington state’s minimum wage is increasing 15 cents to $9.19 per hour.

09/29/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012

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