The current minimum wage simply is not supporting Ohio's working families.
Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio.
Young people have been at the forefront of every great social movement in our country's history.
Ohio is one of only two states that have a minimum wage below the federal level of $5.15 an hour.
It is unacceptable that someone can work full time - and work hard - and not be able to lift themselves out of poverty.
Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety, Social Security and Medicare - they fought to change government. And they won.
The president overstepped his authority when he asked the NSA to eavesdrop on Americans' international phone calls without obtaining a warrant.
The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world.
Year after year, President Bush has broken his campaign promises on college aid. And year after year, the Republican leadership in Congress has let him do it.
We should not mislead the Iraqis into thinking they have unlimited time to reach a settlement. The longer they think that, the less likely they will be to act.