Government & Politics

March 20, 2014 2:48 PM

Even if Congress doesn’t act, minimum wage is on the 2014 campaign radar

Ashley Echevarria, a 24-year-old mother of two, has been working as a cashier at a McDonald’s restaurant in Durham for two years at the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour _ not enough, she says, to support her family.

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