With the Obamacare rollout falling short of expectations, it looks as though Democrats have hastily found a new mascot for the 2014 midterm elections: a minimum wage hike.
Kaitlyn is a contributor at Red Alert Politics and a senior at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C. where she is double majoring in English and journalism. At Winthrop, Kaitlyn is the managing editor of her student newspaper, The Johnsonian. Kaitlyn also was a contributor to The Charlestonian, a local online publication. In her spare time she enjoys reading, playing tennis and sailing. Follow her on Twitter at @katie0509.
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