Did Obama Make the Grade in His State of the Union Address?

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"I thought it was absolutely awesome that he said he would issue an executive order requiring federal contractors to pay their employees a fair wage at $10.10," said Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison. "The Progressive Caucus has been working hard on this, marching with low-wage and striking low-wage workers, written letters, asked his staff [for updates] and now it's happening."

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