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Barack Obama
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See how raising the minimum wage will grow the economy for everyone: #RaiseTheWage
"More than half of Americans believe that they or others are better off with Obamacare..." More from @politico:
These volunteers are taking a stand to #RaiseTheWage in their hometown:
Why you should care about "inversions":
ICYMI: A new study says more than 10M Americans gained health insurance through the health care marketplace so far.
"If we can work together, I promise you there is no holding America back." —President Obama #OpportunityForAll
"The hardest thing in politics is to change a stubborn status quo." —President Obama #OpportunityForAll
"Economic patriotism says it's a good thing when we close wasteful tax loopholes and invest in education." —President Obama
"We need to stop companies from renouncing their citizenship just to get out of paying their fair share of taxes." —President Obama
"States that have increased the minimum wage this year have seen higher job growth than those that didn't." —President Obama #RaiseTheWage
"Today marks exactly five years since the minimum wage went up in this country." —President Obama #RaiseTheWage #OpportuntyForAll
"I'm always impressed by folks who have had the courage to go back to school, especially those later in life." —President Obama
"Today I'm here to focus on one thing ... training more Americans to fill the jobs we're creating." —President Obama #OpportunityForAll
"This past year, we saw one of the fastest drops in nearly 30 years in the unemployment rate." —President Obama #OpportunityForAll
"I'm here because I am listening ... I'm listening to Americans all across the country." —President Obama #OpportunityForAll
WATCH: President Obama is calling for fair tax rates for corporations.
Mary Poppins (@IMKristenBell) sings a catchy new tune about raising the minimum wage:
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Barring discrimination based on sexual orientation/gender identity isn't just right, it's good for business: @WSJ
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A lot has changed in five years—but the minimum wage has stayed the same. #TBT #LiveTheWage
Retweet if you agree: Five years without raising the minimum wage is too long. #LiveTheWage
The last time the federal minimum wage was raised was five years ago today. #TBT #LiveTheWage
.@VP Biden ✓ A white board ✓ A marker ✓ And 5 minutes you need to watch on why it's time to
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Americans across the country are taking the #LiveTheWage Challenge to see what it's like to live on $77 a week:
This minimum wage petition will be delivered to lawmakers soon. Add your name before the deadline: #RaiseTheWage