Will U.S. Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor support a deal to limit the estate tax in exchange for an increase in the federal minimum wage?
UPDATE (4 p.m.): At a press conference this afternoon, representatives of five organizations urged separation of the wage increase from the estate tax cut, and called for a straight up-or-down vote on raising the federal minimum wage.
The participants were Candis J. Collins of AFSCME, Rev. Stephen Copley, Arkansas AFL-CIO president Alan Hughes, Rich Huddleston of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families and a representative of the Arkansas Education Association.