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President Calls For Minimum Wage Boost

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is once again calling on Congress to boost the federal minimum wage. During his weekly address, Obama said people who work hard in this country should be able to get ahead and no one who works full time should have to raise a family in poverty.
He also wished Americans a happy Labor Day, saying there's plenty to celebrate with the economy getting back on track and adding more jobs.
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President Obama says a higher minimum wage is a must for working families.
Obama says a minimum wage boost is the right move to keep the economic momentum moving forward.
Obama called on businesses to step up and offer their employees a higher base pay.
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