A bill to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 is off until at least the end of April.
The president is poised to announce executive actions designed to close the wage gap.
Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Nancy Pelosi held rally to press the GOP on a wage hike.
"You can give America the shaft or you can give it a raise," Obama said.
The president will reiterate his call for Congress to raise minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
A powerful group of trade associations are opposing Senate efforts to raise the minimum wage.The...
The majority leader said the Senate will now turn to the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) urged Democrats to allow Republican amendments to...
Reid is struggling to stop Senate Democrats from backing a plan to undercut Obama’s target.
Fifty-nine percent said welfare reform — not a wage hike — would best cut income inequality.
The vice president urged Congress to raise the federal minimum wage.
Senate Leader Harry Reid said the law has "dropped way down in significance” in polling.
Biden visits Washington, D.C.'s Florida Avenue Grill to make his pitch.
The White House on Tuesday published a new report showing that raising the minimum wage would...
New report says women would disproportionately benefit from a minimum wage hike.
His approval ratings are flailing in the low 40s as well.
Obama faces a challenge in getting his message out amid crisis with Russia.
President Obama touted his efforts to boost overtime pay for millions of workers.
The president offered few details of exactly how the rules will be changed.
Business groups and congressional Republicans are blasting regs Obama will announce Thursday.
Republicans oppose the measure, pointing to a CBO report predicting major job losses.
He hopes to use executive authorities to require businesses pay employees more in overtime.
The president used a trip to the retailer to talk about upping the minimum wage.
The president made an effort to build popular support for raising the minimum wage.
"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.