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The proposed minimum wage would raise the rate from $7.25 per hour to $9.
The president’s aides say he has been multitasking and that the renewed push on economic initiatives is not an indication that he was ignoring job creation during the first 100 days of his second term.
“As long as there is someone out there in the United States of America looking for a job who wants a job and can’t get one, he’s going to keep working to improve our economy and improve the lot of the middle class,” Mr. Carney said. “And that’s what this trip will be about.”
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