Senate Majority Leader Wants Higher Minimum Wage
A prominent democrat,Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, said he's aiming for a minimum wage hike.
Reid made theannouncement following a closed meeting on the issue with democrats on CapitolHill.
Most republicans areexpected to oppose the increase and offer a job creation proposal instead.
Congress lastapproved a minimum wage hike in 2007. The current minimum hourly rate is $7.25.