$15 minimum wage dropped from Democratic stimulus plan

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The Senate’s parliamentarian said the wage hike didn’t follow the chamber’s rules as presented

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The ruling means that Democrats won’t be able to pass the wage hike through the so-called “reconciliation” budget process in the Senate, which requires less votes than the full 60 that’s usually necessary to overpower a filibuster.

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