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You can't fault Rep. Sean Duffy for avoiding questions specifically about raising the minimum wage—but that's only because the Wisconsin Republican and former Real World star didn't stick around long enough to find out what the question a constituent was trying to ask him was:
Constituent: Mr. Duffy, when are you going to hold your next town hall meeting?

Duffy: Well, we said we’re going to do one every year, and we’ve done that. So if you want to come set up an appointment in my office, we’d be happy to have you come on by. [Duffy gets in car]

Constituent: What I’d like to know is, [Duffy closes car door, constituent bends toward door and keeps speaking] there's a law to raise the minimum wage...

If you miss Duffy's one town hall every year, apparently, you're out of luck unless you have an appointment. How easy do you think it is to get an appointment with a guy who only does one town hall and ducks questions at other times? But maybe Duffy's struggle to get by on just $174,000 a year takes up too much of his energy to actually do his job and answer constituent questions about things like raising the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour.

Originally posted to Daily Kos Labor on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 08:57 AM PDT.

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