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Published February 13, 2013, 12:14 PM

Obama pushes for higher minimum wage on plant tour

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Striking a decidedly populist tone, President Barack Obama stood in a resurrected factory Wednesday, imploring lawmakers to work as hard as American blue-collar workers as he pitched his plan to jump-start manufacturing and expand opportunities for the middle class.

By: JOSH LEDERMAN,Associated Press, Associated Press

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