01/30/07--Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., during a news conference on the minimum wage. Looking on are Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Sojourners President Jim Wallis, and Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa. The Senate voted Tuesday to cut off debate on a package combining small-business tax breaks with a minimum wage increase, clearing a path to passage of the measure before the end of the week. Senators voted 87-10 to invoke cloture on a substitute amendment to House-passed legislation (HR 2) that...
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