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      Va. Sen. Tim Kaine speaks out on federal minimum wage debate

      WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJLA) - This week, the Senate will revisit a stalled proposal to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $10 per hour.

      President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats plan to push the issue on the campaign trail ahead of the November mid-term elections.

      For more on the vote, NewsChannel 8's Dave Lucas spoke with Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, from Capitol Hill.