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Headlines from November 7:
Close Result in Va. Governor’s Race Hardens GOP Divisions — Washington Post
GOP fissures were highlighted in the aftermath of the Cuccinelli loss.
Democrats gird for minimum wage battle — The Hill
Harkin is leading the charge to increase the minimum wage to $10.10, but the push is still in its early stages.
15 Under-the-Radar Progressive Wins of 2013 — Raw Story
DFA’s Top Clips:
Liberals Dance on the Grand Bargain’s Grave — Buzzfeed
Jim Dean, the chairman of Democracy for America, said that targeting the benefit programs would be a losing issue for any politician — and Democrats would be wise to stay away from supporting changes like chained CPI.
“No elected official of any party would dare be able to go back to their district with something like a chained CPI, I don’t care how conservative they are, or how liberal they are,” he said. “I haven’t quite figured out why it keeps floating around. I really don’t … I’m hard pressed to figure out why any body, including any body at the White House, would push the proposal.”
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