Ted Kennedy Asks GOP: “When Does the Greed Stop!”

A furious Senator Ted Kennedy goes on the floor of the Senate in January 2007 to berate Republicans for filibustering a vote on raising the minimum wage (unchanged for ten years) from $5.15 to $7.25 per hour.

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3 Responses to Ted Kennedy Asks GOP: “When Does the Greed Stop!”

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  2. He hasn’t been gone that long, and I’m sure he wasn’t too happy about it in his last years. In my opinion, the only senator remaining not beholden to wealthy donors is Bernie Sanders.

  3. mhasegawa says:

    Thank you for reminding us. I have often wondered what he would make of today’s Senate.

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