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Hillary Clinton Backs 'Fight for 15' and Underpaid Fast Food Workers

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The presidential hopeful voiced her support on Twitter.

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Hillary Clinton is the first — and so far only — potential 2016 presidential candidate to voice her support for "Fight for 15," the international organization of fast food workers demanding higher wages and better benefits. Yesterday morning, protesters marched in 260 cities across the globe. McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, and other major chain employees want $15 per hour instead of the usual minimum wage they make. And late yesterday, Clinton tweeted her support for a living wage.

Hundreds of people tweeted back at her, mostly in support of her words, and the "Fight for 15" campaign is accepting the support from the leading Democratic presidential candidate hopeful. Clinton's would-be opposition, including senators Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, and Ted Cruz, have remained mum about this issue.

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