Save 75% - Only $49.99 for 1 full year! digitalPLUS subscription offer ends 12/1

Topics

Tea Party Movement
The election's other winner: the minimum wage
The election's other winner: the minimum wage

As Republicans cast about looking for measures that might meet the definition of what Sen. Mitch McConnell called "common ground" with Democrats, there's an obvious candidate to emerge from the midterm elections. It's an idea that won broad support from the electorate as red as South Dakota and as blue as Illinois and did not once fail at the ballot box, a track record that sets it apart from most any other idea that came up for a vote Tuesday. Senator McConnell, we give you this can't-miss idea courtesy of the American voter: raise the minimum wage. In recent years, conservatives in Congress have been steadfastly against this proposal, but that's not always...

Loading