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Senate Nears Minimum Wage Vote As Democrats Look For Election Day Payoff

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The push by President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage seems ready to join the parade of issues...

Moderate Democrats Open To Lower Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Already facing heavy Republican opposition, congressional Democrats who support raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour now find themselves beatin...

Report: Dems Undercutting Obama's Minimum Wage Push

The Hill | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is struggling to stop Senate Democrats from backing a plan to undercut President Obama’s $10.10 minimum wage tar...

Senate Democrats Delay Minimum Wage Vote

AP | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have again delayed debating a proposal to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 ...

Democrats Are Determined To Force A Minimum Wage Vote

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — House Democrats will try to highlight Republicans' resistance to a higher minimum wage with tactical maneuvers meant to draw m...

Democrats Make Minimum Wage Defining Issue In Election Year

The Sacramento Bee | Christopher Cadelago | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics

Democrats presenting a populist economic platform have settled on a reliable and potentially potent issue heading into the elections: raising the mini...

Dave Jamieson

Democrats Won't Budge on $10.10 As New Minimum Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While they're willing to haggle over the finer points of a minimum wage hike, congressional Democrats said Tuesday that they will not lo...

Arkansas Democrat Backs Ballot Initiative To Raise Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Pryor offered a tentative endorsement Monday of a ballot initiative to raise the minimum wage in his home state of Arkansas. ...

Democrats Look To Combat GOP Rivals With Minimum Wage Increase

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican governors running for re-election next year are looking to capitalize on distaste for Washington gridlock and Pres...

Dems See Benefits From Obama's Long-Shot Minimum-Wage Push

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, Dec 24 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage will almost certainly fail d...