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Women's World Cup Soccer Champs Demand Equal Pay

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team not only won a World Cup last summer. They say they brought in $20 million more in revenue compared to the men's team. Now the women want a pay raise.

Barbara Barker, sports columnist for Newsday, talks about the recent complaint filed by five members of the U.S. Women's national soccer team alleging wage discrimination by the U.S. Soccer Federation.


 2016-04-06  13m