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Obama Wants Congress to Raise Minimum Wage

President Barack Obama says the executive action he took this week requiring federal contractors to pay employees at least $10.10 per hour is a step toward restoring opportunity for all. The president said in his weekly address Saturday these federal contractors were the workers "who serve our troops' meals, wash their dishes, care for our veterans." Obama said the economy has been growing for four years, but wages for the average worker have "barely budged,"...

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