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2020 hopeful Bloomberg unveils rough sketch of economic plan


January 9, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has unveiled a rough sketch of his plans to create millions of new jobs focused largely in communities "left behind" by President Donald Trump.

The billionaire former New York City mayor discussed his prescriptions for the nation's economy during a Wednesday tour across three Midwestern states, featuring stops on the South Side of Chicago, rural Minnesota and Akron, Ohio.

While Bloomberg's team declined to release many details, the plan calls for raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, sending hundreds of thous...

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