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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama prodded Congress to raise wages and secure the social safety net as he issued an overarching appeal Wednesday to correct economic inequalities that he said make it harder for a child to escape poverty. "That should offend all of us," he declared. "We are a better country than this."
RICHMOND, Virginia - Bob McDonnell's national profile ascended fast in four years as Virginia governor.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding his fourth annual State of Union essay-writing contest for Vermont high school students.