Democrats Will Make $15 Minimum Wage Part Of Party Message
With speculation rising that Bernie Sanders is about to endorse Hillary Clinton, the two camps negotiated a $15 minimum wage platform for Democrats.By Cliff Judy | July 9, 2016
"My fellow Democrats and madam chair, raising the federal minimum wage sets the moral standard in this country," former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner said Friday.
Bernie Sanders' camp landed a major policy victory Friday as Democrats amended their party platform to include a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage.
As Democrats meet and set their policy agendas ahead of the Democratic National Convention later this month, that's a pretty significant shift for Hillary Clinton.