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Obama: Country Raising Minimum Wage Despite Congress

President Obama highlights the momentum building across the country to give Americans a raise and reiterates his call for Congress to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. The President has already signed an executive order to raise the minimum wage for people working under new federal contracts. Companies large and small are choosing to give workers a raise because they know it's good business. And Governors across the country are answering the President's call by working to raise their states' minimum wages. He says it's time for Congress to get the job done and restore opportunity for all Americans by raising the minimum wage to "ten-ten."

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