PODCAST: How They Killed A $15 Minimum Wage (Exclusive For Subscribers)

Sirota and Tom Frank discuss how Biden said he wanted $15, Manchin said he could support $11 — and yet the final bill had no minimum wage increase at all.

This week, Sirota and Tom Frank discuss the campaign for a higher minimum wage. Joe Biden campaigned on a promise to enact a $15 minimum wage and as recently as six weeks ago, the White House and top Democrats were signaling that they were determined to make sure it was included in must-pass COVID relief legislation that needed only 50 votes to pass thr…

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