This week, Democratic presidential candidate and independent Senator Bernie Sanders introduced the Pay Workers a Living Wage Act, a bill designed to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. The federal minimum wage "has got to be increased to a living wage!" Sanders said while announcing the bill. "That means raising the minimum wage to at least $15 an hour!"
But one group of workers who don't make the $15 an hour minimum Sanders supports are his own interns. As the Media Research Center noticed, Sanders' Senate website publicly states that interns are paid just $12 an hour. Here's a screenshot:
A word to the Sanders staff: Maybe give the interns a raise before posting those $15 minimum wage rally photos right next to the internship FAQ.
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