Democrats back bill for $15 minimum wage, draw battles lines ahead of 2020 election

Jeffry Bartash
Democrats back bill for $15 minimum wage, draw battles lines ahead of 2020 election

House Democrats on Thursday pass a bill to double the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, highlighting a big breach between the two parties ahead of what’s shaping up to be one of the most bitterly contested presidential elections in U.S. history.