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The 8 Senate Democrats who voted against raising the minimum wage are collectively worth over $43 million

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Eight Senate Democrats broke from the majority of their party on Friday to vote against a proposal from Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont to raise the minimum wage to $15, joining all 50 Republicans in the upper chamber to reject it. Their defections put the measure on course to fail.
Sanders' proposal defied a ruling from the Senate parliamentarian that a minimum wage increase could not be included in President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package .
At least seven of the eight Democrats, which includes an independent who caucuses with Democrats , are...
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