President Barack Obama called Tuesday for an increase in the federal minimum wage, to $10.10 an hour, during his State of the Union speech, urging both businesses and lawmakers to “give America a raise.” As expected, the president said he will lead by example by issuing an executive order within the next few weeks that will require federal contractors to pay their employees at least $10.10 per hour because, “If you cook our troops’ meals or wash their dishes, you ...

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