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Gallup: 76% Of Americans Support A Minimum Wage Increase

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Fifty-six percent of Republicans said they oppose linking the minimum wage to inflation, while only eight percent of Democrats opposed that type of measure.

Voters in New Jersey approved a measure Tuesday that raises the minimum wage in the state to $8.25 and ties further increases to inflation.

President Obama reportedly supports a Democratic bill that would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 and link future increases to inflation. 

Gallup surveyed 1,040 adults via phone Nov. 5-6 with a margin of error plus or minus four percentage points.

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