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Maryland Legislators Raise Minimum Wage to $10 as ObamaCare exchange falls apart

WASHINGTON — Maryland’s state legislature, controlled by Democrats, passed a raise in the minimum wage for the state by a vote of 87-47 this past week.

minimum wage protester [1]Reuters reported [2] that this equals the highest state minimum wage rate in the country and drew praise from embattled U.S. President Barack Obama.

Obama, to distract from his disastrous ObamaCare [3] health care law, has pushed for raising the minimum wage [4] in recent months.

This comes as the Maryland ObamaCare health care exchange has failed so miserably [5] that lawmakers are talking about scrapping the $125+ million website [6] and using a Connecticut-based website to solve their problems.