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Obama's Labor Day Message: Raise the Minimum Wage

In his weekly address this Labor Day weekend, President Obama focused his attention on raising the minimum wage. While touting job gains, Obama said one way to keep the progress going is to make sure middle class families have a fair living wage. "In America, no one who works full-time should ever have to raise a family in poverty. A hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay. And raising the minimum wage would be one of the best ways to give a boost to working families," Obama said.

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