Even With Republicans at the Helm, Minimum Wages Going Up: Chart

There’s little to no chance of seeing a $15 U.S. minimum wage in the next four years. But that was unlikely even if Hillary Clinton had won the presidency, writes Bloomberg Gadfly’s Shelly Banjo. Instead, states -- including Arizona, Colorado, Maine and Washington on Tuesday -- have taken it upon themselves to lift hourly pay, meaning that a quarter of the U.S. population will be subject to a $12 minimum wage or higher by 2020.

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