April 30 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama speaks about legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour that was blocked by Republicans in the U.S. Senate today.
Obama, who called for the increase in his January State of the Union address, accused Republicans of pushing a “top-down” economic policy that benefits the most wealthy at the expense of lower- and middle-income Americans. (Source: Bloomberg)
44:11 - Former military leader Muhammadu Buhari is to be sworn in as president of Nigeria, replacing Goodluck Jonathan who lost an election in March. Bloomberg’s Gavin Serkin summarises his top priorities to Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.”
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