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Gov. Quinn Uses Holiday to Push a Political Stance

CHICAGO -- Illinois Governor Pat Quinn uses the holiday to push his minimum wage position.
CHICAGO -- Illinois Governor Pat Quinn uses the holiday to push his minimum wage position.

At a gathering to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Gov. Pat Quinn told the crowd that minimum wage should go up.

He feels it should be at least 10 dollars an hour. Right now it's $8.25.

The governor urged all of King's supporters to help push for the increase.

Republicans and business groups say raising the minimum wage will kill jobs.
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