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Raise Minimum Wage, Obama Urges Congress

U.S. President Barack Obama said it's time to give America a raise. In his weekly address Saturday, Obama said businesses are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the 1990s but the typical American family has not seen a raise since the 1990s. One of the "simplest and fastest" ways to begin helping people is by raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, he said. The current minimum wage rate of $7.25 an hour would leave a full-time worker, whose household included...

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