President Obama says he’s hearing from business owners across the country who are voluntarily paying their workers more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says those actions show that change comes to Washington, not from it.
Congressional Republicans are resisting Obama’s pleas to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Obama recorded the address in Washington before leaving Friday for a weekend in Florida.
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