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Presidential Candidates Positions on Trade Policy

For Immediate Release Contact: Will Wiltschko, (831) 917-7997 or will@citizenstrade.org Only a Few Democratic Presidential Candidates Detail Their Trade Policy Positions Prior to "Super Tuesday" Sanders, Steyer & Warren Provide Answers to Detailed Trade Policy Questionnaire; Biden, Bloomberg, Buttigieg, Gabbard & Klobuchar Campaigns Fail to Respond Berkeley, Calif. — Just days before "Super Tuesday," a California-based collation of labor, environmental and human rights organizations says only a few Democratic Presidential candidates have answered its detailed trade policy questionnaire. "With trade a deciding factor in the 2016 ...

Tom Steyer vows to raise minimum wage to $22 if elected

By Alexandra Kelley February 10, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer just vowed to raise the minimum wage to $22 per hour if he gets elected. A Fox news article chronicled his announcement, originally made during a campaign block party on Sunday in South Carolina. The current minimum wage is set at $7.25 per hour at a federal level, though many states have raised it to compete with higher costs of living. Steyer, a billionaire whose campaign is focused on tackling environmental issues, joins other candidates like former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) as they advocate ...