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Push on stimulating the economy at the street level

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Proposing an increase to the national minimum wage - and then tying it to the cost of living - was perhaps the biggest surprise from Obama’s State of the Union. Melissa Harris-Perry asks White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett what it will take to make the proposal actual policy. The National Employment Law Project’s Christine Owens also talks about what happens when the minimum wage goes up.