"Nobody who works full time should ever have to raise a family in poverty," he said.
OPINION | On average, Americans favored an increase in the minimum wage by a 43-point margin.
Obama will speak in Connecticut before a fundraising swing through Boston.
President Obama will appear with four Democratic governors from New England on Wednesday.
Other vulnerable Democrats have held back from co-sponsoring the bill.
House Democrats filed a discharge petition aimed at getting a floor vote on a bump to $10.10.
Reid has not yet unified his caucus on the issue.
The petition is intended to force GOP leaders to hold a vote in the House.
Democrats face a tough landscape in the midterm elections.
Democrats insist a CBO report that found raising wage would cost jobs is no obstacle.
Wages have barely ticked upwards over the past four years, the president noted.
President says raising minimum wage is good politics.
Dems hope Boehner will allow a vote, but the Speaker's records suggests that's unlikely.
An economist at the Economic Policy Institute says that despite projecting job loss, the...
Long-established clothing chain Gap is planning to raise its minimum wage to $10 an hour in 2015....
The retailer shot down a report that it is considering support for a minimum wage increase.
“Our analysis is quite consistent with latest thinking by economists,” says CBO director.
The address shows the White House intends to make it an issue in the midterm elections.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) called for an expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), saying...
New Mexico Democrats called on Congress to raise the minimum wage.On Thursday, Sens. Tom Udall (D-N...
President Obama is heading out to Maryland's Eastern Shore on Friday to chat with House Democrats...
Business groups are taking no chances on a possible minimum wage increase.
Obama signed an executive order to hike the minimum wage for federal contractors.
The president vowed his move "will make a difference for folks."
Democrats will huddle on policy priorities and political strategy.
President Obama will sign an executive order at the White House.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Monday that the Senate would vote on raising the...
The president will hold an event at the White House Wednesday to push to raise wages.
The advocacy group born from President Obama's reelection campaign is launching a new national...
Lawmkers are eyeing a March vote on legislation increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
“I’m not being Pollyannaish about this,” the veteran lawmaker said Wednesday.
Obama hit the road on Wednesday to rally support for increasing the minimum wage.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) criticized President Obama’s State of the Union...
OPINION | Republicans need to find some economic stimulus ideas of their own.
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) in an interview Tuesday blasted President Obama's move to require new...
The Speaker has a blunt message ahead of Obama's plan for increased unilateral action.