“everything in my power to expand opportunity for more Americans.” Obviously never ran a business.
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President Obama used his weekly address on Saturday to ask voters to pressure lawmakers into making their positions known on raising the minimum wage.
The address is a clear sign of the White House’s intention to making raising the wage an issue in the midterm elections.
“You deserve to know where the people who represent you stand on this,” Obama said. “If they don’t support raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, ask them ‘why not?’”
The White House and most Democrats back raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. A Gallup poll from late last year showed large majorities of Independents and Democrats favor raising the minimum wage, which helps explain the Democratic messaging.