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The Minimum Wage Debate In Quotes: Where Republicans And Democrats Stand

Raising the federal minimum wage has become a polarizing political issue over the recent years. The current federal minimum wage sits at $7.25 an hour and hasn’t been raised since 2009. Democrats have proposed raising the wage to $15 an hour in the next stimulus package. Republicans, on the other hand, argue that raising the minimum wage could harm the economy and businesses. Here is a look at the debate in recent quotes from Republicans and Democrats.

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