Hoping for clout with women voters, Obama urges Congress pass ‘Paycheck Fairness Act'

President Barack Obama, his reelection fortunes heavily dependent on women voters, pushed Congress on Monday to "step up and do its job" by passing a bill designed to erase the wage gap between male and female workers doing the same job. With Senate Republicans expected to block the Paycheck Fairness Act when it comes up for a vote on Tuesday, Obama urged supporters of the measure to make an 11 th-hour push on behalf of the legislation. "At a time when we're in a...Full Story
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