Salazar Delivers Democratic Radio Address

By: AP
By: AP

Democrats are calling a failed Republican attempt to tie an estate-tax cut to a minimum wage increase "political blackmail."

Speaking in the Democrats' weekly radio address, Colorado Senator Ken Salazar says "Working Americans deserve a raise, but congressional Republicans keep giving them political tricks."

On Thursday, the Senate rejected legislation that would have cut estate taxes and raised the hourly minimum wage to seven dollars and 25 cents from five dollars and 15 cents. It would have been the first federal minimum wage increase in nearly a decade.

KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 3499811 -
Gray Television, Inc.