Sanders Joins Striking Capitol Workers Ahead of Pope Visit

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joins low-wage contract workers from U.S. Capitol, other federal buildings who are timing protests for “living” wage and right to organize to Pope Francis’ visit, Sen. Sanders says in e-mailed statement.

  • Sanders calls on President Obama, Senate to require that all contract workers be paid at least $15/hr with right to form a union
  • NOTE: Sanders’ spokesman says strike, march began this morning
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