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In races for governor, Democrats eye wage increase
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Republican governors running for re-election next year are looking to capitalize on distaste for Washington gridlock and President Barack Obama's dropping public approval amid the bumpy rollout of his signature health care law - and Democratic challengers may need to respond with a popular cause. A minimum wage increase could be the answer. Democrats vying to challenge a slew of Republican governors, particularly those seeking re-election in states that Obama won last year, are talking up an increase as their campaigns get off the ground 11 months before the election.

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