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Bernie Sanders: "When this campaign began, I said that we’ve got to end the starvation minimum wage of $7.25, raise it to $15. Secretary Clinton said let's raise it to $12."

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Does Hillary Clinton want a $15 or $12 minimum wage?

Does Hillary Clinton think the federal minimum wage should be $12 an hour or $15? This question produced one of the more heated back-and-forths in an April 14 Democratic presidential debate between Clinton and opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders — starting when Clinton asserted that she has continuously supported the Fight for $15 advocacy campaign. "I have supported the Fight for $15," Clinton said. "I am proud to have the endorsement of most of the unions that have led the Fight for $15." To Sanders, that was news. "I am sure a lot of people are very surprised to learn that …

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