Democrats can do more than the minimum…and win

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Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Republicans were not the only winners this election season. The one issue that continues to be number one for voters is the economy.  Even in statewide races where Republicans bested their opponents, ballot initiatives designed to raise wages were also big winners.  Stagnant wages, persistent long term unemployment and inequality are significant concerns for voters, and the election results demonstrate that voters did not find real answers from either party.