Establishment favorite Patrick Murphy won the Democratic nomination for US Senate in Florida and immediately set his sights on incumbent Marco Rubio, who earlier this year went back on a promise not to seek re-election after seeing his presidential hopes go down in flames. Despite rebellious sentiment fueling progressive campaigns, Murphy’s victory was among several […]
While Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders long ago endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, the divide between party progressives and establishment figures still plays out in smaller contests. Perhaps the greatest intra-party battle this election cycle happens Tuesday when Florida Democrats decide whether to stick with disgraced former Democratic National Party chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, or […]
Half of an increase from the current federal minimum of $7.25 to $10.50 an hour could be paid for, for McDonalds workers, by increasing the price of a Big Mac by just five cents.