Democratic Party

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, arrives at a hearing on Capitol Hill on February 25, 2021 in Washington, D.C.
"I regard it as absurd that the parliamentarian, a Senate staffer elected by no one, can prevent a wage increase for 32 million workers."
Jon Queally, staff writer
In this file photo, then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks in support of raising the minimum wage for the state of New York to $15 per hour on September 10, 2015 in New York City. Biden campaigned for president in 2020 on raising the federal minimum wage to $15 but is now saying he will allow the Senate Parliamentarian to overrule the elected Democratic Party leadership on including it in a sweeping Covid-19 package that   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
"If you were writing a Dickensian novel, it would be about millions of...
Jon Queally, staff writer
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks during his weekly news conference in the Capitol in Washington on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.  Every single member of the GOP House caucus, joined by two Democrats, voted against a sweeping Covid-19 relief package early Saturday morning. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
"When we voted to raise the minimum wage this morning," said Democratic...