Meyerson, Harold
September 2006
American Prospect;Sep2006, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p11
This article presents views on the emerging get-out-the-vote campaign of the U.S. Democrats for the elections. Other Democrats are concerned that the operation may come up short in mobilizing the sometime base voters. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee have more campaign funds compared to their Republican counterparts. A campaign to increase minimum wage will help boost Democratic turnout.


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