Ed Gillespie downplayed the difficulties of living on the minimum wage in a video of the Republican Senate candidate speaking to voters in Virginia Beach. "A minimum wage job is where you learn to get to work on time.
Truth be told. In NO state can a 40 hr/week minimum wage worker afford rent for a two bedroom apartment that's less than of their income. How Many Minimum Wage Hours Does It Take To Afford A Two-Bedroom Apartment In Your State?
People Who Hate The Minimum Wage: Republican West Virginia Senate Candidate John Raese - When he was running for Senate in 2008, West Virginia Republican John Raese called the federally mandated minimum wage "an archaic system that has never worked," according to Politico.